SK4964 : Pleasley Colliery - winding engine

taken 7 years ago, near to Pleasley, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Pleasley Colliery - winding engine
Pleasley Colliery - winding engine
Driver's eye view of the restored Lilleshall winding engine.
Pleasley Colliery
Pleasley colliery is a preserved coal mine of the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire concealed coalfield. It lies roughly two miles east of the exposed coalfield.
A history can be found here LinkExternal link.

On site are two steam winders LinkExternal link LinkExternal link two headstocks LinkExternal link as well as other mining items LinkExternal link. The site is still under restoration and there is an open day every September.
The area around the colliery has been landscaped providing rich limestone grasslands, lakes and woodlands.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 12 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4988 6437 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:10.4466N 1:15.3128W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4988 6437
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Winding Engine  Colliery  Pleasley  Steam Engine 

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