Snailbeach Countryside Site

Minsterley, United Kingdom

Snailbeach Countryside Site

Snailbeach Countryside Site is an industrial archeology site in Shropshire. It is located three 3 miles (4.8 km) south of the village of Pontesbury and around 12 miles (19 km) from the county town of Shrewsbury. At peak of production during the 19th century, it was reputed to be extracting the largest volume of lead per acre in Europe.

Once the biggest lead mine in the county of Shropshire, the site is conserved as a scheduled monument.



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