AditNow... the site for mine explorers and mining historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook
AditNow Mine Exploration
Tip: do not include 'mine' or 'quarry', search by name e.g. 'cwmorthin', use 'Sounds like search' if unsure of spelling

Advanced Search
'Sounds like search'
Quick a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Tip: narrow down your search by typing more than one word and selecting 'Search for all words' or 'Exact search'



Tip: narrow down your search by typing more than one word and selecting 'Search for all words' or 'Exact search'



Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Loscoe Coal Colliery

Loscoe Coal Colliery (United Kingdom)


Sunk circa 1830-35

Loscoe Colliery
This was sunk by Goodwin and Griffin in the early 1830's to work the Deep Hard and Deep soft seams. It was taken over in 1840 by E.D.Whittingstall and then by the Butterley Co in 1856 as part of their ever growing empire of coal workings ranging from Riddings to Ripley and Heanor. It continued work in these seams until they were exhausted and in an attempt to keep the mine going Roof coal and Ell coal were also worked but the mine closed in 1933.

Photos of Loscoe Coal Colliery

Photographs Of Loscoe
Photographs Of Loscoe (1 photo)
Last updated August 11th 2009 by ICLOK
Historic Photographs Of Loscoe
Historic Photographs Of Loscoe (3 photos)
Last updated August 11th 2009 by ICLOK

Google Earth Map of Loscoe Coal Colliery

To view the location details and the Google Map please sign in or register an account.


Documents for Loscoe Coal Colliery

Sorry, there are no documents currently available. If you have any documents you can share please click the 'Upload a Document' tab.

Major Mining Region

Loscoe Coal Colliery belongs to the Derbyshire region.

Wisdom Miners Lamp Sale Starless River - Caving Store Moore Books: Specialist BooksI.A. Recordings: Mining and Industrial History DVDs
Disclaimer: Mine exploring can be quite dangerous, but then again it can be alright, it all depends on the weather. Please read the proper disclaimer.
© 2005 to 2018 AditNow.co.uk
Back to Top