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Guibal Fan House, Huntcliff Mine

A well-known landmark beside the Cleveland Way, the Guibal Fan House to Huntcliff Ironstone Mine. The drift entrance to the mine was the other side of the Cleveland Railway with ore being hauled up a ramp in wagons and tipped directly into railway trucks. The entrance and mine buildings have been lost to coastal erosion. The fan house remains, it provided ventilation to the mine workings below Warsett Hill. A Guibal fan has a large diameter design, Huntcliff was 30 feet in diameter, with 10 or 12 vanes rotating at a relatively slow speed, 60 revs per minute or so.






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  1. […] out through their Huntcliff mine, 800m away10Ibid. Page 16., which can be identified by the ruined Guibal Fan House. Huntcliff mine closed in 190611Ibid. Page […]

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