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Houghall, Colliery (Houghall)

Remains of colliery houses built during the 1860's for miners and their families. They were two up, two down with back to back fireplaces, and are constructed of brick with concrete floors. At the rear is a pantry/scullery. A common open drain ran along the rear of property.

Reference number:D259
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Houghall


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