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Heugh, Drift Mines

Esh Winning

54.782167, -1.705596

Opened:

Closed:

19th c

19th c

Entry Created:

12 Aug 2022

Last Updated:

12 Aug 2022

Reclaimed

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Description (or HER record listing)

NEHL - There is a set of 2 drift mines and a shaft just north of Heugh Farm at Esh Winning, and all are labelled as disused by the 1890s. It appears the easternmost drift (54.782089, -1.705063) was connected by waggonway directly to Esh Colliery via curve on the old West Terrace to a drift on the edge of the complex. Nowadays there is no visual evidence.

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