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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie F,S,A,

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 953
 Date Entered 06/10/2016
 Updated on 06/10/2016
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Mining Related
 Record Type Mining
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 30/09/2016
 Location Arkengarthdale, Little Windegg
 Civil Parish Arkengarthdale
 Brit. National Grid NZ 0090 0486
 Altitude 470m
 Geology Sandstone below The Main Limestone.
 Record Name Lead bale below Little Windegg Scar
 Record Description Well preserved lead bale with pit feature. Splashes of creamy lead silicate present on burnt stone.
 Dimensions See photos
 Geographical area 
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes This fine lead bale site is located immediately below the spoil heap of a lead mine level driven into the Main Limestone, see photos. The entrance to this level is very narrow and now entirely closed by rubble. This mine was probably a trial.
 Image 1 ID 6975         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Little Windegg. Lead bale and Lead Mine trial level spoil heap and entrance.
 Image 2 ID 6976         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Little Windegg. Lead Bale with pit feature.
 Image 3 ID 6977         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Little Windegg. Lead Bale with pit feature.
 Image 4 ID 6978         Click image to enlarge
 Image 4 Description Little Windegg. Lead Bale seen from below.
 Image 5 ID 6979         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Little Windegg. Lead silicate on burnt stone.
 Image 6 ID 6980         Click image to enlarge
 Image 6 Description Little Windegg. Lead Bale with pit feature. Photographed from top of lead mine spoil heap
 Image 7 ID 6981         Click image to enlarge
 Image 7 Description Little Windegg. Lead Bale seen from the east.
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