Location 507
Location #507 - Coal Mine Prospecting Shaft
Map 8



Lower Poverty Gully


Location #507 - Coal Mine Prospecting Shaft Lower Poverty Gully, near the Bannockburn-Nevis road. Close to Crabbe's tail race.

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1 1887 William Richard Parcell (1) and Evan Jones Details


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Note Date Short Description Note Text
3593 1887 General notes. Mess'rs Parcell and Jones sunk a coal prospecting shaft in lower Poverty Gully. It was located near the Bannockburn-Nevis Road in part of Crabbe's sluicing claim, close to the tailrace. It was not known how deep this shaft was, and it appears that no coal was found as the shaft was abandoned.


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