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D1777

Escomb, coal mine

Escomb

54.663789, -1.709742

Opened:

Closed:

1183

Unknown

Entry Created:

8 Nov 2021

Last Updated:

8 Nov 2021

Unknown

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Description (or HER record listing)

A medieval record dating to c.1183 records that coal mining took place in Escomb at this time. It says that the coal was used for iron working.

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