Keys to the Past

Pauperhaugh coal mines (Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst)

There are many old pits near Pauperhaugh and its immediate surroundings. They probably worked in the 19th century, and possibly earlier, but had gone out of use by the early 20th century.

Reference number:N11320
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst
Local History of Brinkburn and Hesleyhurst

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