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Esh Winning Colliery village (Esh Winning)

Esh Winning was built in the 19th century to provide houses for coal miners (1). It is rectangular in plan and the colliery buildings make up most of the south side of the village. The colliery closed in 1968 and the east side of the village was demolished at the same time. In the centre of the village are small allotments.

Reference number:D823
Historical period: Georgian (1714 to 1830)
Cold War (1946 to 1991)
21st Century (2001 to 2100)

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