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Dicksons, the Gunpowder supplier

  Pictured here in Winter 1980, is Dixon’s Explosives Magazine (store). This is where Dixon’s Colliery owners kept their gunpowder and explosives. I’ve posted previously about it, but recently, the 1895 valuation roll, caused a rethink about this building. In the census it is shown as owned by “FC Dickson & Co” which set me thinking, […]