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Coal Mining in Kent

In 2001 Dover District Council launched the Coalfields Heritage Initiative Kent (CHIK) project, led by Dover Museum and the White Cliffs Countryside Project.

The project's aim was to record and preserve East Kent's mining heritage.



Betteshanger Miners c. 1955


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