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Saltom Pit


Whitehaven

  • Description

    "...The monument includes the upstanding and buried remains of Saltom Pit, the first undersea coal mine in Cumbria, which operated between 1729-1848. It is located on a rock platform some 6m above the sea between Saltom Bay cliffs and the shore, and includes the upstanding but roofless remains of a winding engine house, a chimney, and a gin circle, the mine shaft which is now The monument includes the upstanding and buried remains of Saltom Pit, the first undersea coal mine in Cumbria, which operated between 1729-1848. It is located on a rock platform some 6m above the sea between Saltom Bay cliffs and the shore, and includes the upstanding but roofless remains of a winding engine house, a chimney, and a gin circle, the mine shaft which is now protected by a concrete cover, the footings of dwelling houses, a shed and a stable, together with the buried remains of a number an ancillary buildings....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1017558
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 2 months ago
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