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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Western Pit Coal Colliery

Western Pit (Upcast) Coal Colliery (United Kingdom)


The headgear and winding house of this mine are conserved as part of Britain Pit farm display at the Midland Railway Trusts Swanwick junction site.
Apparently this was operayed as a seperate pit but was later absorbed into Britain Colliery, the site of which lies very close by.

Photos of Western Pit Coal Colliery

Photographs Of Western Pit
Photographs Of Western Pit (23 photos)
Last updated November 3rd 2012 by ICLOK
Western Pit By Night
Western Pit By Night (12 photos)
Last updated October 4th 2011 by LeeW
Historic Photographs Of Western Pit
Historic Photographs Of Western Pit (6 photos)
Last updated May 21st 2011 by ICLOK

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Major Mining Region

Western Pit Coal Colliery belongs to the Derbyshire region.

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