A type of bituminous coal.
A formerly isolated mining community at the extreme eastern end of the Tyldesley township.
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The earliest extant example of dry docks on Britain’s canals.
Boats built to transport coal from the Duke of Bridgewater’s pits in Worsley
A coal mining company on the Lancashire Coalfield with headquarters in Walkden near Manchester.
Pit sunk around 1820 by the Bridgewater Trustees that was connected to the Bridgewater Canal at Boothstown Basin by an underground canal.
The Forest of Dean in west Gloucestershire contains one of the smaller coalfields in the British Isles which for hundreds of years was regulated by a system of freemining.
An extensive network of underground canals that drained the Duke of Bridgewater’s coal pits emerge into the open at the Delph in Worsley, Greater Manchester.
Ellesmere Colliery in Walkden, on the Lancashire Coalfield, was sunk in 1865 by the Bridgewater Trustees. Production ended in 1923.