Umber Mine - a Memory of Ashburton.
Someone thought the Umber Mine in Ashburton was at West Street but I know that it was at the End of East Street next to the Cottage Hospital which I think may have been called Eastern Road at that point. I used to live at East End Terrace and I remember having to pass the entrance of the mine and getting the orange/brown umber on the bottom of my shoes.
A memory shared by on Dec 6th, 2020. Send Margaret Hawkin (Nee Aggett) a message
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