(Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1850 AD)
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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)
Map: Sanderson, G. 1835. Twenty Miles round Mansfield.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XL.4.
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Centred SK 41873 52675 (160m by 221m)
SWANWICK, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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Jan 9 2018 11:05AM
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