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Elsecar Footrill

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoyland Milton, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.4922 / 53°29'31"N

Longitude: -1.4211 / 1°25'16"W

OS Eastings: 438502

OS Northings: 399657

OS Grid: SK385996

Mapcode National: GBR LXJ1.4V

Mapcode Global: WHDD4.4HJ4

Entry Name: Elsecar Footrill

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333899

Location: Barnsley, S74

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoyland Milton

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hoyland

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Elsecar Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK38509965 (east side, off)
5/25 Elsecar Footrill
- II
Footrill (pedestrian mine entrance). Probably c1795 for the Fitzwilliam estate.
Dressed sandstone. Sunken retaining wall flanked by damaged wing walls. Quoined
doorway with rebated surround and deep lintel now has square-latticed iron door.
Ashlar-lined, vaulted tunnel slopes into the ground to give access to the faces
of the Barnsley coal seam. Rare survival of this early form of mine entrance.

K. Falconer, Guide to England's Industrial Heritage, 1980, p242,
(wrong map reference given).

Listing NGR: SK3850299657

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