Site of Whitwell village.

  • Description

    "It’s difficult to imagine that a village of some 180 souls straddled this lane in 1861. However, mining at the adjacent Whitwell colliery ended in 1875 and houses gradually fell into disrepair and were abandoned. The last ones to go were Wood Row cottages that were in the field to the left of the lane. These were still shown on maps in the nineteen forties." Photo by Roger Smith, 2007.
  • Owner

    Roger Smith
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 11 months ago
    Viewed: 358 times
    Picture Taken: 2007-05-04
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