Coal mining changed Britain in the 17th century. Explore the story of the Silkstone seam, a particularly rich section of coal within the South Yorkshire Coalfield, and the early history of coal mining - including a tragic mining disaster - with this walking tour from Discovering Britain beginning at Silkstone Common, southwest of Barnsley. Take the tour as you go on a smartphone, or download the audio tour files to hear as you go.
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