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Pictures Of Opencast Coal Mines

A large opencast mine at coleorton the lounge site operating from 1988-1994 produced a wealth of evidence of earlier mining activities, particularly from the late 15th century, when well-organised pillar and stall mines were being accessed by timber-lined shafts at depths of 30 metres or more below the surface.

Mines Archives Our Warwickshire

Young boys were employed in warwickshire coalfields in the 18th and 19th centuries.6d a day in 1729 a coal account book in the newdigate archives refers to the use of boys.View more articles 19 photos of mines.

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