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The Dulverton mill leat starts at the weir in Lady Street where it leaves the river Barle to flow south through the western side of the town before

Sixteenth-century wood carving in Molland church.

Blue Gate mine, Exmoor, with engine pumping during an attempt to reopen the mines just before the First World War

Fishing was one of the main industries in this part of Cornwall from 1600 to 1800.

A demand for roadstone at the end of the 19th century led to the opening of quarries at Penlee and elsewhere in Paul parish.

The Bolsover Colliery Company was established in 1890 and initially sank a colliery to the Deep Hard coal at Bolsover.

When coal was king!

An agreement made in 1656 between the 3rd earl of Devonshire's receiver, Humphrey Poole, and nine colliers concerning the working of coal at Heath.

Ropewalks were a striking feature in the 17th and 18th centuries, situated on the edge of town on both north and south sides of the river Wear, one

The coal trade was at the centre of Sunderland's economy throughout the 18th and 19th century.

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