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Monument record MDR13234 - Cotespark Colliery (site of), Somercotes

Type and Period (2)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Cotespark Colliery is shown on the 1st ed. 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880, with an engine house and several shafts. It was connected to the Midland Railway to the east by a tramway. In the early 20th century, a tramway ran westwards from the colliery towards Nottingham Road, possibly connecting with a brick works there. (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).



Grid reference Centred SK 4257 5490 (1193m by 385m)

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Record last edited

Jan 8 2019 4:30PM

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