The Seven Sisters mines and the Black Country miners

Graham Worton the current curator and Keeper of Geology at Dudley Museum & Art Gallery tells us about the Seven Sisters mine at the Wrens Nest, Dudley and how the mined rock was used to build structures such as Dudley Castle. Graham also explains the life of a miner and the methods the miners would have used to mine the limestone.

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  1. [...] which was extensively quarried up to the late 1920′s, creating in the process many of the limestone caverns and canal tunnels which we see in the area [...]

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