Monument record MDR11281 - Colliery, Swanwick

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1850 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A colliery is marked on Sanderson's map of 1835 at this site. It appears to have been linked by a short stretch of rail to a longer railway that led south to a wharf on the Cromford Canal. (1) The first ed. 25" OS map of c. 1880 depicts three circular features, marked 'Old Shafts (Coal)'. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XL.4.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 41873 52675 (160m by 221m)
Civil Parish SWANWICK, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 9 2018 11:05AM

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