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Opencast
Started by: priscus (6638) Report abuse
Was there, in 1950's, to South or West of Wigan, an opencast coal mining site named Roughly Brown, or Roughly Brow?

If you know of it, can you tell me the location please.

Posted by: retep1949 (400) Report abuse
priscus. Go to,photos of Wigan,Album,Amberswood opencast,Mike Barton gives a good answer to your question.

Posted by: priscus (6638) Report abuse
Thanks for pointing me there, retep1949.

I had not correctly recalled it being as far away as Prescot. Gerrin old, and twas a long time ago.

 
 
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