This heritage site includes the historic lead mining area at Charterhouse. It is managed in partnership with the Mendip Hills AONB Service and is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

The remains of stone-built lead flues can be seen amongst the overgrown evidence of open-cast mining.

The site adjoins nature reserves owned by Somerset Wildlife Trust.

Visit the Mendip Hills AONB website to find out more about this area.

Please take care when visiting. The ground is uneven and has many hidden dips.

Where is it?

51.2980312903669,
-2.71081471577262

Directions to be added

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