Ruined Mine Building, Glen Rushen Road.

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Accessibility:

Before attempting to access any disused mine building or mine area please read the following:
http://www.manxmines.com/danger%20zone.htm

This mine building is situated just off the Glen Rushen Road, which is a no through road from Glen Maye, so access is from A36 or Arrasey road.  It can be seen from the road and is accessed by a track.
For walkers it can be included in a circular walk 5 miles (8 km) starting at Glen Maye, see 'Warden's Walk' no 7: https://www.gov.im/media/14844/glen_rushen1.pdf

Brief Description:

This mine building and chimney is part of the Beckwith's lead mines. For information on the history of all the mines and accessing them, please see:
http://www.manxmines.com/page1.htm
  
further historical information can be found here:
http://www.manxnationalheritage.im/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Mining-Teaching-Guide.pdf 
http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/fulltext/geo1903/p500.htm

Further Information:

Address:

Glen Rushen Road, Foxdale

Email:

pete.geddes@manx.net 

Telephone:

01624 801263 (Forestry, Amenity and Lands Directorate)

Website:

http://www.manxmines.com/ 
https://www.gov.im/about-the-government/departments/environment-food-and-agriculture/forestry-amenity-and-lands-directorate/mines/

Opening Times:

N/A

Admission:

Free.

Directions:

The ruin is situated on the Glen Rushen Road, which is a no through road from and to Glen Maye.  About 3miles (4.9km) from Foxdale via A3/A36 and the same from Glen Maye via Arrasey Road.  OS SC 253 779

Transport:

Contact Isle of Man Public Transport, Banks Circus, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 5PT

Telephone: +44 1624 662525 (Infoline)  https://www.gov.im/categories/travel-traffic-and-motoring/bus-and-rail/

Amenities: There is a service station, pub and shop in Foxdale. There is a pub in Glen Maye.