- Jun 7, 2014
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Im really struggling to find anything about this place @HughieD did well to find the information he did here.
1. The History Very little info out there about this lovely little building. What we do know is that the Miners Institute, Parkgate was built in 1914 to provide a range of vital services for local coal miners and their families. After the closing of the local pits, the building appears to have...
This was just a chance spot while passing & as is often the case it turned out to be rather nice. The main feature is the higher floor main hall (which absolutely stunk from the pigeon infestation) & the Mural to the miners, with its central plaque to the life's lost in the Parkgate pit disaster of 1904 .
Down the ornate staircase, there is a mixture of small rooms & kitchen areas
Thats all from here