Monument record MDR8486 - Kilbourne Colliery (remains of), Kilburn

Type and Period (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Kilbourne Colliery' is shown on the 1st edition OS 6" map of 1888 and on the 2nd edition 25" map of 1900, with shafts, tips, numerous buildings, and a mineral railway running from the colliery to the Ripley Branch of the main line railway. The colliery is marked as 'disused' on the OS 25" edition of 1914, by which date the tip had extended eastwards beyond the Bottle Brook. (1-3) Iron rails, points and turntable are present on the ground. (4) The remains of Kilburn Colliery include workshops and the manager's house, with a weighbridge building and land-sale office. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1888. OS 1st edition, 6", sheet XLV NW.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XLV.2, 1900.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). Sheet XLV.2, 1914.
  • <4> Verbal communication: 2003. Information and photo from R Sandbach, DCC.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2011. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part III, Borough of Amber Valley (second edition). p. 10.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 38434 46197 (867m by 330m)
Civil Parish DENBY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish KILBURN, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 8 2018 3:09PM

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