SE4101 : Cortonwood Miners Welfare Club, Knollbeck Lane, Brampton Bierlow, near Barnsley

taken 8 years ago, near to Brampton, Rotherham, Great Britain

Cortonwood Miners Welfare Club, Knollbeck Lane, Brampton Bierlow, near Barnsley
Cortonwood Miners Welfare Club, Knollbeck Lane, Brampton Bierlow, near Barnsley
Sadly the nearby Cortonwood Pit no longer exists, but is still remembered - especially in Yorkshire -
as the announcement of its closure was catalyst for the 'start' of the Miner's Strike in 1984

Situated across the road are Memorials to the Pit and those who died in WW1 and WW2 see
SE4101 : War Memorials, Knollbeck Lane, Brampton Bierlow, near Barnsley
SE4101 : Memorial to Cortonwood Colliery - 1873 - 1985, Knollbeck Lane, Brampton Bierlow, near Barnsley
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Date Taken
Monday, 25 May, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 January, 2010
Category
Miners' welfare   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 414 015 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.5565N 1:22.5518W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 413 016
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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