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Gitchfield Clay Mine (United Kingdom)


Driven in 1892 as an adit or foot ridd, from the bank of the River Severn by Joseph Exley to supply his new Coalport Tileries (where the modern water treatment works is now). Clay also taken to Exley's Jackfield works. The mine was abandoned in 1956. Until recently a wooden windlass survived in the hedge (on top of the hill) over a shaft about 400m in from the entrance.

Photos of Gitchfield Clay Mine

Historic Photographs Of Gitchfield
Historic Photographs Of Gitchfield (7 photos)
Last updated March 8th 2015 by I.A.Recordings
Photographs Of Gitchfield
Photographs Of Gitchfield (4 photos)
Last updated March 8th 2015 by I.A.Recordings

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Major Mining Region

Gitchfield Clay Mine belongs to the Shropshire region.

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