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Blists Hill: Mine

Blists Hill: Mine

The mine head sits beside the canal at the end of Colliery Lane.

How to get here from Blists Hill Victorian Town:

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Walk: Walk down the High Street; when you reach the candle factory, head left along Colliery Lane to the mine area. +

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableMine Head

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The Mark of the Rani (2)
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Filmed: 25 Oct 1984
Peri looks down the pit shaft.

The Mark of the Rani (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 25 Oct 1984
The Doctor is trapped at the pit shaft by the rioters.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableWinding Engine Building

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The Mark of the Rani (2)
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Filmed: 25 Oct 1984
Ravensworth walks to the pit to check on the guards.

 

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The Mark of the Rani (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 25 Oct 1984
The Doctor is attacked at the pit.

The Mark of the Rani (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 25 Oct 1984

 

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The Mark of the Rani (2)
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Filmed: 23 Oct 1984
The miners are busy at work at the pit.

 

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The Mark of the Rani (1)
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Filmed: 25 Oct 1984
The Doctor and Peri walk back to the pit from Ravensworth's office.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableLooking towards Colliery Lane

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The Mark of the Rani (1)
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Filmed: 23 Oct 1984
End of shift, and the miners head out of the pit back to the village.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableLooking towards Candle Factory

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The Mark of the Rani (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 25 Oct 1984
The Doctor and Peri make their way back to the pit.

 

 

Access: admissionStatus: recognisableCanal

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Photograph taken: 5th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The Mark of the Rani (2)
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Filmed: 24 Oct 1984
The Doctor smiles as he passes some children working.

The Mark of the Rani (2)
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Filmed: 24 Oct 1984
Peri escapes from the clutches of the rioters.

 

Where to walk to next?

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Blists Hill: High Street (The Mark of the Rani). Walk down Colliery Lane to the junction with the High Street.

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Blists Hill: Furnace Bank (The Mark of the Rani). Walk down the path by the edge of the Candle Factory to come into Furnace Lane by the Harness Maker's.

Other show-related mentions for the location:

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DVD Release - The DVD release includes a "Now and Then" featurette contrasting the location between when it was filmed and the modern day.

Further links about the location:

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Ironbridge Gorge Museums - Blists Hill Victorian Town

Related Stories

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The Mark of the Rani [23-27,30-31 Oct, 1 Nov 1984]: The village of Killingworth.

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