King Pit


Aged unknown

Commemorated on 1 plaque

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King Pit This shaft was sunk in 1750 by Carlisle Spedding the mining agent for the Lowther family By 1793 it had reached a depth of 160 fathoms which at the time made if the deepest pit in the world

Solway Road, Whitehaven, United Kingdom where they was