Monument record MDR6960 - Netherseal Colliery (site of), Netherseal

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Mid 20th Century - 1800 AD to 1950 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Netherseal Colliery named on late 19th century OS maps, connected via the Netherseal Branch Railway to the Leicester and Burton branch railway at SK 2810 1779. The site expanded over the last couple of decades of the 19th century, with a clay pit and several air shafts shown on the map. (1-2) By 1976 the colliery is no longer depicted - the area is shown as an enclosed field. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1888. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet: Derbyshire LX NW, surveyed 1881-1882, published 1888. 1:10560.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1938. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet: Derbyshire LX NW/Staffordshire XLVIIA NW, provisional edition, revised 1920. 1:10560.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1976. 1:10000.
  • <4> Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Survey: 921547. 921547. p258-9.



Grid reference Centred SK 2750 1540 (405m by 327m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jul 8 2019 4:01PM

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