Monument record MDR11088 - Grasscroft Colliery, near Hill Top, Dronfield
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(Victorian to Early 20th Century - 1900 AD? to 1930 AD?)
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In Grasscroft Wood at the back of Hallowes Golf Course is a spoil heap marking the site of a small isolated colliery site remote from all main communications. It is now planted with silver birch. It is not marked on Sanderson's 1832-4 map, nor on the 1st edition of the OS 6inch sheet, but it is marked on the 2nd edition of 1898-1901. A short tramway linked the colliery with the Dronfield-Barlow road. (1)
Colliery not shown on 1st and 2nd eds OS 25"; Grasscroft Colliery (No.3) and tramway shown on 3rd ed. (2)
Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 2000. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. Part V. North East Derbyshire. p 27.
Personal Observation: Brown, J. Observation based on personal experience, map evidence, site visit etc..
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Centred SK 34724 76756 (68m by 85m)
BARLOW, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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Feb 15 2011 3:46PM
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