Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Vieille Montagne Co

From Graces Guide

Societe des Mines et Fonderies de Zinc de la Vieille Montagne company of Angleur, Belgium, or ‘VM’ for short.

In 1896 they established a mine an processing plant in the small remote village of Nenthead in the Pennine hills of Cumbria.

1949 VM sold its mineral leases, plant and equipment and left.

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