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Memorials - Wheels - Page 1

In Response To A Question From Andrew Cooke

Nottinghamshire Wheels

Pits that worked in Notts after Nationalisation 1947:-
Annesley
Babbington
Bentinck
Bestwood
Bevercotes
Bilsthorpe
Blidworth
Brinsley
Calverton
Clifton
Clipstone
Cossall
Cotgrave
Gedling
Harworth
Hucknall
Kirkby
Langton
Linby
Mansfield
Manton
Moorgreen
New Hucknall
Newstead
Ollerton
Pyehill and Selston
Radford
Sherwood
Shireoaks
Silverhill
Sutton
Teversal
Thoresby
Warsop
Welbeck
Wollaton
Headstocks / headgear still standing at
  • Bestwood Koepe engine working by electricity in engine house and headgear
  • Brinsley old wooden tandem Headstocks on old pit site / picnic area
  • Clipstone Koepe steel Headstocks, highest in UK
  • Harworth concrete tower highest in UK at April 2016 awaiting demolition
  • Thoresby headgear still standing at April 2016 but awaiting demolition

As far as I know Wheels situated at

  • Annesley 2 full wheels near old pit site entrance
  • Bentinck¬† 3 half wheels near entrance to old pit site
  • Bilsthorpe¬† half wheel at end of old pit lane
  • Brierley Park at Huthwaite 2 half wheels for Sutton
  • Calverton half wheel near Welfare
  • Harworth half wheel near to old pit lane / car park entrance
  • Jacksdale half wheel on road junction for Pye Hill and Selston
  • Kirkby half wheel on Southwell Lane near old pit site
  • Linby half wheel on lane near to old colliery site
  • Mansfield 2 half wheels at both ends of road to Industrial Park on old pit site
  • Manton half wheel near old pit site
  • Moorgreen¬† 2 small half wheels on junction of road to old colliery site
  • New Hucknall 2 half wheels at top of Common Road Huthwaite
  • Newstead half wheel near railway station of Robin Hood line
  • Sherwood half wheel off Sherwood Rise overlooking Debdale Lane
  • Shireoaks half wheel at Industrial Park
  • Thoresby 2 half wheels at end of pit lane....but demolition of mine taking place
  • Underwood Churchyard small wheel

Wheels


Auchengeich Colliery Fire - 1959


An Underground fire - 47 Died


Bentinck Colliery

Bentinck Info
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Bilsthorpe Colliery

Bilsthorpe Info

Wheel


Burradon Colliery


Calverton Colliery

Calverton

More Information

Ceremony-Pic
Ceremony At Calverton


Cortonwood Colliery

Cortonwood Pit


Crigglestone Colliery
1873 - 1968

Crigg

This winding wheel was erected by the parishioners of Crigglestone
as a memorial to the men who lost their lives while employed at the colliery.


Crown Farm Colliery


Crown Farm Industrial Estate, Mansfield


Glapwell Memorial

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