Padon Hill, bell pits
31 Mar 2022
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An extensive area of coal workings, in the form of bell pits and shafts, stretch for a distance of 1.4km around the south/south-west slopes of Padon Hill. They are visible as earthworks and belonged to Highgreen Coal and are shown on a mine plan of 1764.
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