Elvet coal mines
South Engine Pit
17 Jan 2022
Backhouse, Mounsey & Co. (1840s), T Crawford (1860s), Elvet Colliery Co. Ltd (1900s)
HER Info (unless otherwise noted)
The Enclosure Award of Elvet Moor in 1772 refers to some mines. Elvet Colliery was sold in 1815 and probably abandoned in 1816. A new Elvet Colliery started in 1828 and produced coal for some years (1). A shaft is extant on the 1st edition OS map.
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