Does Mitch say if the recess opens into the flue or into the chimney?
If it opens into the chimney, could it be, as Bea suggests, that it is for
draft control? Could it be for clean out? Could it be for maintenance access?
A vertical cross section sketch would be useful.
At 07:04 PM 10/8/2007 +0100, you wrote:
>Mitch Warburton is enquiring if anyone knows the purpose of a recess at the
base of an industrial mine chimney.
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