Lownathwaite Mine (Lownithwaite Mine; Lownethwaite Mine), Gunnerside Gill, Swaledale, North Pennines, North Yorkshire, England, UK
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||54° 24' 28'' North , 2° 5' 43'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||54.4078767, -2.09553038343|
|UK National Grid Reference:||NY938014|
The major workings on the western side of Gunnerside Gill including the 16th Century North Hush. Later, underground workings include Dolly Level, Priscilla Level, Woodward Level, Sun Hush Level and the major (and lowest) drainage and haulage working for the area, Sir Francis Level.
The grid reference given is for Priscilla Level.
Deposits accessed by these workings were on the following veins: Lownathwaite North, Middle, & Sun; Alderson's; Moor House; Watersykes; Blind Gill; Barbara and Reformer.
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12 valid minerals.
This information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This data will improve over time as more accurate maps and data sets are added.
|Permian - Carboniferous252.17 - 358.9 Ma||Carboniferous-Permian sedimentary rocks|
|Bashkirian - Visean315.2 - 346.7 Ma||Yoredale Group|
References for regional geology:
Data provided by Macrostrat.org
Geological Survey of Canada. Generalized geological map of the world and linked databases. doi:10.4095/195142. Open File 2915d.
British Geological Survey. DiGMapGB-625. British Geological Survey ©NERC.