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Monument record MDR5536 - Dale Abbey No. 1 Colliery (site of), Dale Abbey

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 451396. The disturbed ground in this area indicates the site of the Stanton Ironworks Company's Dale Abbey No. 1 Colliery. Much tipping took place into open workings here after the colliery closed. Nearby, at the junction between the railways which served this and the No. 2 colliery [SMR 18710] (also the site of one of the three early pits at the No. 1 colliery) stand some large stone blocks (SK 450394). (1) Substantial spoil head and disturbed ground in this area indicates the site. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash. p 8.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2005. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: Gazetteer of Sites, Part II, Borough of Erewash (second edition). p. 10.



Grid reference Centred SK 4518 3954 (429m by 262m) (Multiple Site Centre)

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Record last edited

Nov 16 2020 1:27PM

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