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Gunnerside hushing channel 1987

Hushing was a process using dammed water to flood and force overburden away from the rock to locate lead for mining in the 18th and 19th centuries. The Gunnerside channel is a classic example of how hushing changes the landscape.
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Keywords:gunnerside, hushing, lead mining, swaledale, swaledale, yorkshire dales

"industrial heritage" "industrial archaeology"