Foxdale, Isle of Man

Historical Description

Foxdale, a place 5 miles SSE of Peel, in the Isle of Man. It has a post office under Douglas, Isle of Man. Extensive mines are here, in northern spurs of the Barrule slate mountains. They are from 240 to 300 feet deep; and they produce, per month, from 250 to 300 tons of lead ore, containing from 15 to 20 oz. of silver per ton.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

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