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D49094

Coxhoe, medieval coal mines

Coxhoe

54.717704, -1.504601

Opened:

Closed:

1327

Unknown

Entry Created:

8 Dec 2021

Last Updated:

8 Dec 2021

Unknown

Condition:

Owners: 

Bishop Beaumont

Description (or HER record listing)

Coal mining activity is recorded from an early date in Coxhoe township. Surtees writes `in the tenth year of the episcopacy of Bishop Beaumont (i.e. 1327), John de Denum died seized of half of the vill of Coxhow, with mines of coal there, held of the Bishop by 40s. rent' (1). The exact location and extent of this industry is not known

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