Stobswood - from opencast to open fields

  • Description

    "Stobswood, one of the last large-scale opencast operations, and is now part of a massive restoration programme. Nearly 14 million tonnes of coal were recovered from the 580 hectare site. This area is now being carefully restored to high quality agricultural land, along with woodland, hay meadows and water bodies that are all vital to developing a rich mix of plant and animal species."...
  • Owner

    UK Coal
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 12 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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