Search records

drill bit

Description: Spiral-twist drill bit. From the shaft behind the single storey building to the rear of the youth centre in Foxdale.

Between 1845 and 1911 Foxdale produced 177,000 tons of silver-rich lead ore, but, unlike Laxey, almost no zinc and copper.

Measurements: overall: 42 cm x x x 2.5 cm

Materials: metal: iron

Object name: drill

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1983-0168c


Optional, not displayed

Manx National Heritage (MNH) will always put you in control of the information we send you. Read our privacy policy