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MONKWOOD NEW COLLIERY REMAINS 1990’s.

MOST HAS NOW BEEN COVERED OVER FOR SAFETY.

KEEP TO THE FOOTPATHS

In 1990.

Lea Bridge
Barlow Lees tramway crosses footpath
Support built out of stone quarried locally
Footpath travelled by many miners
Soak in the atmosphere
Some of the ruined local stone buildings
Ventilation tunnel
Upcast ventilation tunnel to the chimney
More return air buildings
Brick on stone
Iron tie bars on chimney site
Stone walled building
Stood in return shaft arch is return airway to tunnel
The whole site is raised from ground level by a mound of spoil
Return shaft brickwork

In 2002

Some of the brick out buildings
Oak beam in downcast or intake shaft
Inside the downcast shaft
Shaft wall

Photographs ANB 2010.

Map Ordnance Survey.






















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