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Picture of Ecton - Clayton Level


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club logo   Shropshire Caving and Mining Club
Contact: Secretary Year formed: 1961
Email: scmc.secretary [at]  Membership: 72
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Area of interest: Shropshire, Mid and North Wales, Northern Pennines, the rest of the UK and the world.
Main geographical areas:
Classes of membership: For details see the SCMC web page:
Publications: Quarterly Newsletter, Annual Journal and occasional Accounts.
Archive collection: Members only.
Artefact collection: Not kept by club.
Sites owned, leased,
licensed or access controlled:
Clive, Huglith, Snailbeach and Bergam mines in Shropshire.
Current projects: Survey and gazetteer of Shropshire sites. Preservation work on Cothercott barytes mill and South Shropshire aerial ropeways.
Publicity: See internet sites
Services: Library, BCA membership, skills practise.


Above: Club chair inspecting the top of the 130m deep Chapel Shaft, plus MineCam.Left: Members surveying the main stope at the 112 yard level, Snailbeach lead mine. The whole mine is flooded below here.

Last updated: 15/11/2021

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