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Islay, Ballimartin

Lead Mine (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Ballimartin

Classification Lead Mine (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Ballimartin Mine; Shinegart; Seanghart Mine; Sean-ghairt

Canmore ID 79726

Site Number NR36NE 34

NGR NR 3714 6639

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

NR36NE 34 3714 6639

For general description of lead mining on Islay, see NR36NE 21.

Shaft (NAT) (disused)

OS 1:10,000 map, 1981.

A drift-mine entrance, overlaid with dumped rubbish, approached through a banked-up cutting.

Surveyed at 1:10,000.

Visited by OS (JM) 8 June 1978.


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