Leadhills


Leadhills

Leadhills (spr. Ledhills), 1) Gebirgszug in der englischen Grafschaft Lanerk; 2) Dorf daselbst, reiche Bleiminen, Bibliothek für Bergleute.


Pierer's Lexicon. 1857–1865.

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  • Leadhills and Wanlockhead Branch — The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Light Railway was promoted by the Caledonian Railway, using the provisions of 1896 Light Railways Act.Awdry] It opened to traffic between Elvanfoot and Leadhills on 1 October 1901, with the remaining section to… …   Wikipedia

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