Keys to the Past

Seventeenth century coal mining on Bilton Common (Lesbury)

A map drawn in 1624 shows bell pits on Bilton Common. The area was later quarried and nothing remains of the bell pits

Reference number:N5702
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Lesbury


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