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Monument record MDR11727 - Alton Colliery (site of), Alton, Ashover

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Full Description

The 1st ed. 25" OS map of c. 1880 marks 'Alton Colliery (Disused)'. Two kilns are named on the map, as is an engine house, a smithy, two clay pits, a sluice and two air shafts. (1) The 2nd ed. OS map indicates that all the buildings had gone by that time and the site is shown as rough ground with a few earthworks and a pond. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <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).



Grid reference Centred SK 3659 6369 (361m by 268m)

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Record last edited

Oct 25 2012 3:29PM

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