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Monument record MDR14100 - Bond's Main Colliery (site of), Postman's Lane, Temple Normanton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to Early 20th Century - 1875 AD to 1921 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Bond's Main Colliery appears on the 2nd edition 25" OS map of c. 1900, but is not present on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. It has expanded by the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century, and Bond's Main worker's village has been constructed to the southwest [see SMR 13707]. (1-3) The M1 has since been built to the southwest, and the area is now a very large field. (4-5) An illustration by William Ashall, a former miner at Bond's Main Colliery, on 13th June 1929 is available to view on the internet (copyright held by John Whysall). (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <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).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
  • <5> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 06/11/2013.
  • <6> *Internet Web Site: Bridgewater, A N. 2013. 'Bonds Main Colliery' on Illustration by William Ashall 13/06/1929 (copyright: John Whysall).



Grid reference Centred SK 4200 6796 (735m by 557m)

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Record last edited

Sep 14 2017 11:23AM

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