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D16464

Thrislington Colliery

West Cornforth

54.698742,-1.521417

West Cornforth Colliery

Opened:

Closed:

1835

1967

Entry Created:

20 Jan 2022

Last Updated:

20 Jan 2022

Redeveloped

Condition:

Owners: 

Rosedale & Ferryhill Iron Co. (1867), Thrislington Coal Co. (1879), North Bitchburn Coal Co. (1914), Henry Stobart & Co, Ltd (1932), National Coal Board (1947 -)

Description (or HER record listing)

Sunk in 1840s but expanded in the 1860s under Rosedale and Ferryhill Iron Co. Changed ownership several times before becoming part of the National Coal Board in 1947. Three pits were opened. Closed in March 1967. Colliery shown as further to the east on second edition map with a new pit sunk.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Thrislington Colliery, undated. Source_ Part of J.M.Boyes Collection at the F.W.Armstrong Collection

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