Gresford Colliery
Gresford Colliery was a coal mine located a mile from the North Wales village of Gresford, near Wrexham, Wales.
The North Wales coalfield, of which Gresford was part, runs from Point of Ayr, on th...
Abernant Colliery
Abernant Colliery was a coal mine in the River Amman valley at Pwllfawatkin, 4 miles (6.4 km) north of Pontardawe and 13 miles (21 km) north of Swansea, West Wales.
Abernant was develope...
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Mauricewood Colliery disaster
The Mauricewood Colliery Disaster, occurred at the Mauricewood Colliery, near Glencorse, Lothian, Scotland on 17 December 1886, killing 63 miners. At the time the mine was owned by the Shotts Iron Com...
Cambrian Colliery
The Cambrian Colliery was a large coal mine that operated between 1872 and 1967 near Clydach Vale in the Rhondda Valley, south Wales. It is notable for its huge production and for two infamous explosi...
Gleision Colliery
The Tarenni Colliery (Welsh: Gloddfa Tarenni) and its associated workings, are a series of coal mines and pits located between the villages of Godre'r Graig and Cilybebyll located in the valley of...
Primrose Colliery
The Tarenni Colliery (Welsh: Gloddfa Tarenni) and its associated workings, are a series of coal mines and pits located between the villages of Godre'r Graig and Cilybebyll located in the valley of...
Eckington Mine
1°20′36″W / 53.31252°N 1.34345°W / 53.31252; -1.34345Eckington mine is a drift mine situated on the eastern edge of the township of Eckington, Derbyshire, England, 7 miles (11...
Haig Colliery Mining Museum
Haig Colliery Mining Museum is a rapidly growing visitor attraction situated in Kells, high on the cliffs above Whitehaven in Cumbria, England, with magnificent views across the Solway Firth to Scotla...
Pentremawr Colliery
Pentremawr Colliery was a coal mine, located in the Gwendraeth valley in Carmarthenshire, South Wales.Due to the angle and depth of the anthracite in this part of Wales, Pentremawr was a slant mine, a...
Oakdale Colliery
Oakdale Colliery was a coal mine located in the Sirhowy Valley, one of the valleys of South Wales. In the early years of the twentieth century the need for coal was growing both in America and Europe,...
Upper Hirst
3°46′30″W / 56.122°N 3.775°W / 56.122; -3.775The Upper Hirst is a coal seam in central Scotland that was mined in the 1950s through to 2002, mainly to supply Kincardine Power ...
Seafield Colliery
Seafield Colliery was in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland at grid reference NT276895. Work on the colliery was started in 12 May 1954 and it was opened in 1960. On 10 May 1973, five men were killed when a r...
Siston Hill Colliery
The sinking date for Siston Hill Colliery, Siston, Bristol is unknown, but was probably in the late 1790s or early 19th century. There is a surviving accident report dated 1804. This names the collier...
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Nixon's Navigation Colliery
John Nixon (10 May 1815 - 3 June 1899) was an English mining engineer and colliery proprietor and an influential figure in the development of the South Wales coalfield and export business.
He was ...
Ffos-y-fran Land Reclamation Scheme
The Ffos-y-fran Land Reclamation Scheme is a major opencast coaling operation to the north-east of Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales. It is a joint development undertaken by Miller Argent (South Wales) Lt...
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Bedwas Navigation Colliery
Bedwas Navigation Colliery was a coal mine that was located in the small Welsh village of Bedwas. Situated 2 miles north of Caerphilly, the colliery opened in 1913 and in 1939 produced 675,000 tonnes ...
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Llancaiach Colliery
Llancaiach Colliery was a coal mine in the South Wales Valleys, located just to the north of the village of Nelson and just to the south of Llancaiach Fawr Manor.It was opened by Thomas Powell in 1811...
Ram Hill Colliery
Ram Hill Colliery, (grid reference ST679803) was a privately owned colliery in the Coalpit Heath area north-east of Bristol, England. It operated between about 1825 and 1865.
Ram Hill Colliery was...
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Universal Colliery
Universal Colliery was a coal mine located in the town of Senghenydd in the Aber Valley, roughly four miles north-west of the town of Caerphilly. It is within the county borough of Caerphilly, traditi...
Bersham Colliery
Bersham Colliery was a large coal mine located near Rhostyllen in Wrexham County Borough, Wales. The mine accessed seams found in the Denbighshire Coalfield.
The Wrexham area in the 19th Century w...
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Aberpergwm
Aberpergwm is the site of a colliery in the Vale of Neath near Glynneath in south Wales.The drift mine was reopened in 1996 after being closed by British Coal in 1985. It is owned and worked by Energ...
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Abercynon Colliery
Abercynon Colliery was a coal mine located in Abercynon, South Wales. Opened in 1889, it closed in 1988.
The colliery was developed at a cost of £270,000 from 1889, by the Dowlais Iron Company, to...
Cefn Coed Colliery Museum
Cefn Coed Colliery Museum is a former coal mine, now operating as a museum. It is located at Crynant near Neath in the South Wales Valleys.
Coal mining in the Neath area began with the development...