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Waste tips of Parkend Colliery.

Parkend Castlemain Colliery

This photo shows the extensive waste tips associated with Parkend Colliery in the background, the "New Road" runs in front of the houses in the foreground..
The tall chimney and buildings on the right are at Parkend Castlemain.
The Houses in the foreground were built on the old Parkend ironworks site.
Parkend Colliery stopped raising coal in 1929, although Castlemain shaft was kept open until 1944 to service New Fancy - Severn and Wye Railway, Volume 1, Pope How and Karau 1983.

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