Renard Slag Heap

The conical, 76m-high Terril Renard presides over Denain. This slag heap is the only visible trace of the Anzin Mine pit: the same mines that none other than Émile Zola went down in 1884, while gathering material in the region with a view to writing his novel Germinal.

Useful information

Address:

Rue Pierre-Bériot, 59860 Denain

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