Footrail near Gill Bank, Goldenhill

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Date:April 1964

Description:This abandoned footrail (or footrill or adit) was just south of Woodstock Road west of Gill Bank. A footrail was a horizontal or gently sloping passage leading into a shallow mine usually on the side of a hill, sometimes called drift mining. This footrail produced coal. The buildings have been demolished.

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Donor ref:SD1480/066-15 (204/33657)

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