Keys to the Past

Cottages (Seaton Valley)

The Hartley Colliery Memorial Cottages were built in 1910 in memory of a disaster at the coal mine in 1862. They were almshouses built to provide homes for the poor and elderly.

Reference number:N11993
Historical period: Edwardian (1902 to 1910)

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