Description - Lead and Leadmining by Lynn Willies
An important industry in Britain from Roman times, this book tells the story of leadmining under the hills of south-west England, Wales, the Mendips, the Pennines, the Lake District, the Isle of Man and Scotland.'
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(210mm x 149mm x mm)
Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Author Biography - Lynn Willies
Lynn Willies has been interested in leadmining for many years. He has specialized in the Peak District industry and was awarded a PhD for his work by Leicester University. He has helped to reopen the Magpie Sough, raise an hydraulic engine from deep underground and restore the oldest industrial chimney in the world. He is project leader for the Peak District Mining Museum and is involved as a mining archaeological consultant both in Britain and overseas.