pit mouth

1) Formerly this could be used for the pit head. In the years before coal was delivered to home-owners, the pit mouth was where it was purchased.

1755 great plenty of coal which is usually sold for 2d the Horse Load at the Pits mouth, Mirfield

1761 1 day helping to repair the pitt mouth, Tong.

places Tong Mirfield
dates 1755 1761

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