24 Sept 2021
Carr & Co. (1850s), Joseph Laycock & Co. (1860s), Seghill Colliery Ltd. (1940s - 1947), National Coal Board (1947 -)
HER Info (unless otherwise noted)
This is the site of a 19th century colliery. It is shown on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map published in 1865. The site also had a brickworks which used mined fireclay to produce the likes of firebricks and other sanitary wares. The mined coal would be used to fuel the many kilns on the site.
Ordnance Survey, 1898
Seghill Colliery, 1925. Source: Suscram
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