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Monument record MDR7846 - Woodside Colliery (site of), Pit Lane, Shipley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval to Mid 20th Century - 1540 AD to 1938 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Shipley Colliery (Woodside Pit)' is situated here on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. (1) It is named as 'Woodside Colliery' by the 2nd edition 25" OS map of c. 1900. (2) The colliery expands throughout the early 20th century. (3-4) Much of the site has since been redeveloped, but some of the dismantled mineral railways [also see SMR 25306 and SMR 25312]are still visible on modern OS mapping and aerial photographs. (5-6)

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). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <5> Aerial Photograph: UK Perspectives. 1999-2002. Aerial photographic coverage of Derbyshire.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 44817 44427 (478m by 598m)

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Record last edited

Jul 25 2023 12:08PM

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