Old Engine Pit
5 Sept 2021
HER Info (unless otherwise noted)
It is unclear on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan whether this pit was working when surveyed c.1855. The engine house, known as Kenton Tower was something of a landmark until demolished in 1928. It was built to house the Newcomen pumping engine which helped to drain the pit.
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