The Buckley Society Logo

The Plantation"

Plantation, Buckley


It is believed that the trees on the plantation were planted to hide a capped slag heap. The capping of all the pit heads has been done relatively recently (60s - 70s). The line in the middle distance was the Buckley Railway, now a public footpath.

Author: Jones, Cleveland


Year = 1957

Landscape = Cultivated

Transport = Rail

Work = Mining

Extra = 1950s

Copyright © 2015 The Buckley Society