This is an old fluorspar mine just outside of Blanchland on the borders of Durham and Northumberland. The mining of fluorspar, along with lead has probably occurred in the Durham area since the 12th century.
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An amazing site, that purple is so unexpected. Thanks for sharingDavo
That purple is Heather, more of that to come in the next month or so ;-) Thanks for taking the time to look and comment.
WOW !!! this is wonderful, the colour is amazing,
Thank you Ann for all your wonderful comments, much appreciated.
Thanks for the comment
Thanks for the comment much appreciated
So amazing to see, I had no idea that heather could be like that.
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