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Islay, Kilslevan

Copper Mine (Period Unassigned), Lead Mine (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Kilslevan

Classification Copper Mine (Period Unassigned), Lead Mine (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Kilsleven; Lossit

Canmore ID 38120

Site Number NR46NW 25

NGR NR 41 67

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Killarow And Kilmeny
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR46NW 25 41 67.

For general summary of Islay lead mining, see NR36NE 21.

Lead mining at Kilslevan succeeded the working of copper ore which had commenced there about 1760. [For a general account of lead mining on Islay, see NR36NE 21]

RCAHMS 1984a.


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