MSO12309 - 19th Century aerial ropeway between between Langham and Kennisham Hill Mines (Monument)

Summary

An aerial cableway between two mines by which ore was carried. It was known as "The Flying Machine".

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Full Description

A plan in Sellick's book shows the end of the aerial ropeway between Langham Hill Mine (MSO7476) and Kennisham Hill Mine (MSO7477). It was known as "The Flying Machine" and carried ore to Langham Pit. [1]

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Monograph: Sellick R. 1970. The West Somerset Mineral Railway. 44-46, 59.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SS 9714 3574 (1259m by 419m)
Map sheet SS93NE
Civil Parish LUXBOROUGH, WEST SOMERSET, SOMERSET

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Other Statuses/References

  • National Park: Exmoor National Park
  • Somerset SMR PRN: 35437

Record last edited

Apr 27 2020 2:37PM

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