A History of the East Cleveland Mines - Lumpsey Pit, Brotton

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    "Lumpsey Pit is now hardly recognisable, as most of it was demolished in the late 1960’s, and the shale tips were levelled to a certain extent. Some foundations remain to show where the buildings once bellowed smoke and noise throughout its working life. Since the building of the new by-pass, the pit has become more visible as the road passes close to the old buildings and under the old main line. Lumpsey was the second ironstone mine at Brotton - the first was positioned near the railway station and only worked for a short time until the opening of Lumpsey, its shale tips now making a playground on Coach Road, the only indication of where this pit once stood. Lumpsey Pit was built next to the main East Coast railway line from Middlesborough to Whitby....."
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    Stuart McMillan
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    Link: http://www.nymcam.co.uk/key31d.htm
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 7 months ago
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