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Monument record MDR494 - Lady Pit Colliery (site of), Ladypit Road, Gowhole

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A sandstone capped shaft of the former Lady Pit Colliery. (1) Lady Pit coal mine appears on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880, expands by the 2nd edition 25" OS map of c. 1900, and is disused by the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century. It does not appear on modern OS mapping [2013]. (2-5) Now converted into a house after being used for light industry for many years. Opposite, within the bend of Lady Pit Lane, is the site of Lady Pit, closed in 1903, one of several pits which formered part of Beard and Bugsworth colliery. It was served by a railway siding and the embankment can be seen running across the field towards the main line. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1984. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part I. Borough of High Peak. p 13.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2004. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part I, Borough of High Peak (second edition). pp. 40.



Grid reference Centred SK 013 839 (194m by 121m) (Multiple Site Centre)

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Record last edited

Mar 1 2016 11:42AM

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