Ironstone Plaque, Allotments, New Marske

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3rd of a series of 11 plaques that were erected some years ago by Arts UK to mark the areas ironstone history.

Ironstone Plaques, New Marske

The 1760 Enclosure Act took away common grazing land and allotments (no bigger than a quarter of an acre) were provided in compensation. In 1862 the local mining company provided workers with pig pens as well as allotments.

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