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Monument record MDR8135 - Coal pit (site of), south of Setcup Lane, Eckington

Type and Period (1)

  • (Tudor to Victorian - 1540 AD to 1855 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A coal pit is shown in this area on a map of 1855, accessed via a tramway (see SMR 4935). (1, 2) The pit appears to have fallen out of use by the end of the 19th century, as it is not shown on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Stroud, G. 1996. The Value of the Fairbank Collection as a Resource for the Study of Landscape Change (in) Eckington.
  • <2> Map: 1855. Eckington Poor Rate Valuation Map.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).



Grid reference SK 42787 78276 (point)

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Record last edited

Nov 20 2017 4:04PM

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