Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin
|Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin|
|Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List|
Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin is an area of great architectural and landscape diversity.
|Criteria||ii, iv, vi|
|Coordinates||50°27′45″N 3°32′46″E / 50.46250°N 3.54611°ECoordinates: 50°27′45″N 3°32′46″E / 50.46250°N 3.54611°E|
|Inscription||2012 (36th Session)|
Nord-Pas-de-Calais Mining Basin is an area of France that has been added to the 2012 UNESCO World Heritage Sites list. This area has been shaped after three centuries of coal extraction from 18th century to 20th century and illustrates a significant period in the history of industrialisation in Europe.
The 109 components of the World Heritage area include mining pits, lift infrastructure (headgears...), slag heaps, coal transport infrastructure, railway stations, workers’ estates and mining villages including social habitat, schools, religious buildings, health and community facilities, company premises, owners and managers’ houses, town halls.
- Fosse De Sessevalle in the 1930s.
- Fosse #1 - 1 bis - 1 ter of Liévin colliery, ca. 1910.
- Fosse #2 of Marles colliery.
- Miners housing, or corons, Cité De Sessevalle.
- Slag heap #93, called "21 Nord de Courrières".
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