Keys to the Past

Old Engine house (Pegswood)

These were probably the earliest remains of mining in the area, possibly dating to the early 19th century. The old, ruined engine house is a rectangular building built of brick and rough stone. There is an entrance to the south. There may have been timber walls. A track leads from the building to a nearby spoilheap.

Reference number:N11583
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Pegswood


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