Monument record MDR11312 - Marehay Colliery (site of), Ripley

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Marehay Colliery (Coal & Ironstone)' is named on the 1st ed. 25" OS map of c. 1880. An engine house, several old shafts and an old tramway are also depicted. There was little change by the end of the 19th century but the site had expanded by the early 20th century, when it was known as Upper Hartshay Colliery. (1-3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 38717 50334 (381m by 382m)
Civil Parish RIPLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jul 9 2015 2:03PM

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