Possible Charcoal burning site, SE of Wappenbury Wood
The possible site of a coal mine dating to the Imperial period, recorded in place name evidence. The site lies to the south east of Wappenbury Wood. It is possibly refers to charcoal burning.
1 Mid 19th century sketch plan of Wappenbury shows two fields centered on the above grid reference called Cole Pit Coppice Close, and Cole Pit Close.
2 It is assumed they refer, as they are adjoining, to the same site. No indication of it is to be seen now.
3 Extremely unlikely to refer to coal as the nearest known deposits are to the north of Coventry. Possibly refers to a Charcoal burning site.