MHG321 - Lead Mine, Fee Donald

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  • LEAD MINE (Undated)

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Not to be confused with NM86NW 3.00 and 4.

The monument comprises the underground workings and associated surface remains of an abandoned lead mine. The underground workings consist of abandoned shafts and levels and open-cast grooves. The associated surface remains include (a) masonry buildings, and (b) a large processing area, including water-wheel pit, ore crushing and dressing floors, spoil-heaps and washing floors.
Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated February 1993

Four roofed buildings and two enclosures are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1875, sheet xviii). Two unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 30 April 1998
NM86NE 1 859 663

Not to be confused with NM86NW 3.00 and 4.

The monument comprises the underground workings and associated
surface remains of an abandoned lead mine.
The underground workings consist of abandoned shafts and levels and open-cast grooves. The associated surface remains include (a) masonry buildings, and (b) a large processing area, including water-wheel
pit, ore crushing and dressing floors, spoil-heaps and washing
floors.
Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated February 1993

Four roofed buildings and two enclosures are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1875, sheet xviii). Two unroofed buildings are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1973).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 30 April 1998

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Location

Grid reference Centred NM 8600 6642 (667m by 784m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NM86NE
Civil Parish ARDNAMURCHAN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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