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The Coal App Goes National: Leicestershire Coal 1. Desford

On a very wet and windy morning in October just before the second English lockdown Catherine met with Susan Woodward from ‘Coal Mining in Leicestershire’ and retired mine workers Colin Harris and Nigel Mansfield at Bagworth Heath Country Park, the site of Desford Colliery.  Desford Colliery was developed by E. Edward Bramell in 1900 for

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