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Monument record MDR7081 - Mining subsidence (site of), Swadlincote

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Probable earthwork mining subsidence (may be associated with SMR 26818 and/or 26819) of post-medieval date seen as three very large (>50m) amorphous negative features, in a random pattern. Mapped using good quality aerial photographs. Centred at SK 2759 1948. Also SK 2781 1950 and SK 2753 1927. (1) This area appears to have since been subject to open cast coal mining. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Survey: 928236. 928236. pp. 394-5.
  • <2> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 20/05/2014.



Grid reference Centred SK 2768 1944 (415m by 362m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Dec 29 2021 10:03AM

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