Chimney on Smitham Hill, East Harptree, Bath and North East Somerset

Chimney on Smitham Hill, East Harptree, Bath and North East Somerset
Photograph taken 31 August 2004 © Mr Arthur A. Chapman FRICS. Source English Heritag ref: 32765

Mining, particularly of lead, but also of calamine, was important in this area. It was important from the mid 17th century until it finally ceased in the 1890’s. This chimney is one of the few features left as evidence of this activity.