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UK Collieries - Page 4



The tandem headstock's on this site date from 1872. The coal reserves at Brinsley were exhausted by 1930. Originally 450 feet (137m) deep, by the 1870s the top hard coal had been almost exhausted and a second shaft was sunk in 1872 to a depth of 780 feet (238m). The headstocks stand on the original site in Brinsley






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