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Jane Pit

Join us to awaken the industrial history of Workington

The Archaeology of Britain's Mines

From Neolithic Britons, to the workforce of the industrial revolution, people have been mining for thousands of years

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Workington’s Industrial Past

The people of Workington have been mining coal and iron ore for over 400 years. In the 1840s, a new discovery turned it into a coal mining powerhouse.

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Workington’s industrial heritage is something that every resident can be proud of. Now’s your chance to get hands-on and help preserve this historic site

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Tell Me More About The Project

DigVentures is working with Workington Town Council and the Helena Thompson Museum to help preserve Jane Pit for future generations

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Workington's Artists

Workington's artists wowed our archaeologists during the excavations, take a look at their work.

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