Keys to the Past

Seghill Colliery (Seaton Valley)

This is the site of a 19th century colliery. It is shown on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map published in 1865. The site also had a brickworks which used mined fireclay to produce the likes of firebricks and other sanitary wares. The mined coal would be used to fuel the many kilns on the site.

Reference number:N11524
Historical period: Victorian (1837 to 1901)
Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)

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