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Monument record MDR11088 - Grasscroft Colliery, near Hill Top, Dronfield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to Early 20th Century - 1900 AD? to 1930 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

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)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 2000. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. Part V. North East Derbyshire. p 27.
  • <2> Personal Observation: Brown, J. Observation based on personal experience, map evidence, site visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 34724 76756 (68m by 85m)

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Record last edited

Feb 15 2011 3:46PM

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