down end

1) A coal-mining term; if the ‘down-side’ was the downward slope of the vein the inference may be that this was an ‘end’ cut on the ‘down-side’, parallel to the cleavage of the coal

1704 more 1 y.˝ downe end

1715 John Wilkinson down end 8 yds, Farnley.

places Farnley
dates 1704 1715

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