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Warsop Main (Vale).

Warsop Vale Colliery. Colliery. SK 46/56 547682

Sunk in 1893 by the Staveley Company and was their largest single pit, as Warsop Main Colliery the colliery first produced coal in 1895. The company built the colliers a village of around 210 houses with the hotel school and church following shortly and a Co-Operative Society as was the norm for the era.


Colour photograph, Harold Alsop.
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