MHG323 - Lead Mine, Whitesmith


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  • LEAD MINE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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A M Fox, Highland Council, 04.10.01

NM86NW 3.00 83 65

Not to be confused with NM86NE 1 and NM86NW 4.

NM86NW 3.01 NM 832 658 Lead Mine
NM86NW 3.02 NM 830 653 Lead Mine

(Location cited as NM 83 66). 17th century and later. An interesting group of mines with a series of shafts along the vein. There are remains of rubble buildings at various points.
J R Hume 1977

1992 application for planning permission affects area around NM 830 650. Information from D M Low, Highland Regional Council, 30 October 1992

Six roofed, three unroofed buildings and four enclosures are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1875, sheet xviii). Three roofed and five 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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Grid reference Centred NM 8299 6588 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM86NW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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