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Latchcraft Coal Colliery (United Kingdom)


Origionally opened by John Sparrow but the venture failed.
c.1740-1744 Reopened by a Chester company who constructed what is refered to as the first horse drawn wooden tramway of its kind in the country to convey coal to the banks of the River Dee for transportation.
2 shafts, depth unknown.

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