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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Mossbrook Coal Mine

Mossbrook Coal Mine (United Kingdom)


LOCATED EDGE OF LADYBANK WOOD AT ECKINGTON. THE MINE OPENED IN MARCH 1955 BY THE MOSSBROOK COLLIERY COMPANY LTD EMPLOYING 12 UNDERGROUND AND 2 AT GRASS. THE MINE CLOSED FROM SEPT 1956 TO MAY 1958 DUE TO FLOODING. THE MINE CHANGED HANDS A NUMBER OF TIMES BEING OWNED BY T.BEATTIE FROM 1961, HEYWOOD PLANT HIRE FROM 1965, STRETTON FIRE CLAY CO AND FINALLY BY THE DOE LEA COLLIERY CO LTD FROM 1971 TO CLOSURE IN DECEMBER 1979. BY NOVEMBER 1980 THE DRIFT WAS FILLED AND ALL BUT ONE BUILDING DEMOLISHED.
UNDERGROUND WORKING WAS TOTALLY BY HAND AND HAULAGE TO SURFACE BY ELECTRIC ENGINE BUILT BY W & H NELSON OF MOSSEND GLASGOW. THE MINE WORKED THE PARKGATE SEAM.

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Last updated July 4th 2008 by ICLOK
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Mossbrook Coal Mine belongs to the Derbyshire region.

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