Califat Coalmine Excavation – Swannington.

Saturday 14th and Sunday 29th July 2018 at 2pm and again at 3pm.  Meet at Califat Coalmine site, near Hough Mill, St George’s Hill, Swannington, Leicestershire, LE67 8HX.

Join Leicestershire Industrial History Society and Swannington Heritage Trust for a tour of the remains of the 1855 – 1873 Califat Coalmine.  Explore two engine house complexes, the miners cottages and a preserved 18th century Haystack Boiler. Learn about the latest finds from members of the excavation team.

Free Event – part of the 2018 Leicestershire and Rutland Festival of Archaeology which runs from 14th to 29th July 2018.  More details of the Festival at

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