Former Seghill Colliery pit yard

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    "The mine closed in 1962. This is now a small industrial area. Some of the original pit buildings remain, supplemented by an assortment of more recent buildings. The mine was mentioned in the old folk song 'Blackleg Miner': 'Dinna gang near the Seghill mine. Across the way they stretch a line, To catch the throat and break the spine Of the dirty blackleg miner.'" Photo by Antony Dixon, 2012, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.
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    What does this mean? Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 9 months ago
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