Cliviger Coal Mines

Announcement Date: June 13, 2015

SURFACE WALK to view the operations of the Cliviger Coal Company which worked several pits in the Cliviger Valley including, Copy, Railway, Cliviger Drift, and Union. Copy Pit was the last to close in 1966.

Also examined were the coal workings around Merrills Head Farm which was the headquarters of the Cliviger Coal Company. This was run by Simpson Little and worked various drifts in the area from the early 1960s until 2006.