NT3069 : Monktonhall mining memorial

taken 7 years ago, near to Danderhall, Midlothian, Great Britain

Monktonhall mining memorial
Monktonhall mining memorial
A memorial to miners killed at Monktonhall Colliery in accidents throughout the mine's lifetime.

Mention should also be made of the brave miners of Monktonhall who sank their redundancy money into keeping the colliery open after the 1980s political destruction of the industry. Sadly geology defeated them and the mine closed.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 11 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3095 6936 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.7417N 3:6.3726W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3097 6937
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Coal Mining  Memorial 

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