Lead booty

2nd February 1996 at 00:00
Visitors will be able to experience the underground working conditions of Victorian lead miners when the new Park Level Visitor Mine opens at Killhope Lead Mining Centre in Co Durham on April 1. Groups of up to 12, kitted out in helmets, lamps and overshoes, will be taken into the mine for a 45-minute visit lit only by their own lamps. Tel: 01388 537505.

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