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 illustrate a significant period in the history of Europe industrialization.


Lewarde is a French commune in the Nord department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. The village houses the historic mining center of Lewarde. The Delloye pit of Joseph Delloye Company of Aniche is a former coal mines of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais coalfield, located in Lewarde, after thirteen years of closure, the site became the historic mining center of Lewarde . The pit is started in 1911. The shaft sinking Delloye is interrupted by the First World War. Work was resumed in 1921, and the well was put into service in 1927, when it reached a depth of 360 meters. At that time, the well Delloye No. 2 started some decametres north and start ripping in 1932, one year after the commissioning of the pit Barrois, the last of Aniche mines.
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