When did silverhill pit close?

When did silverhill pit close?

Silverhill Colliery, based in Teversal, was one of Nottinghamshires most productive pits until it stopped production in 1992.

When did annesley pit close?

The NCB was renamed British Coal in 1986. Production at the Bentinck side of the colliery finished in 1991. Annesley-Bentinck closed in 1994, as an indirect consequence of the ‘dash for gas’ and the impending privatisation of the coal industry.

Why did Clipstone colliery close?

The colliery was originally sunk to exploit the Barnsley (Top Hard) seam, but in the 1950s the shafts were deepened to over 1000 yards (920m) to exploit other seams. In 1947 the National Coal Board took over all the company’s collieries and worked Clipstone until its closure by British Coal in 1993.

Where is the highest point in Nottingham?

There are 5 named mountains in City of Nottingham. Mapperley is the highest point. The most prominent mountain is Arbour Hill.

When did Whitwell pit close?

Whitwell Colliery

Location: Whitwell 2½ miles [4 km] ESE of Durham
Opened: 1836
Closed: 1875
Pits: A Pit, locn: (Sheet 88) NZ245403, sinking: 02 May 1836
Shaft details for A Pit

When was Clipstone Colliery sunk?

In April 2003, the pit closed. Clipstone had produced almost 4 million tonnes of coal between 1994 and 2003. After closure, most of the non-listed surface structures, such as the pithead baths and coal hoppers, were demolished.

When did bilsthorpe colliery close?

On 18 August 1993 the roof of a gallery at Bilsthorpe Colliery collapsed, trapping six men. After 12 hours, three were rescued but Bill McCulloch, 26, Peter Alcock, 50 and 31-year-old David Shelton died. The pit closed in 1997 and the site redeveloped.

Are there hills in Nottingham?

Silverhill is an artificial hill near Teversal in Nottinghamshire, and is one of the highest points in the county at 204.3 metres (670 ft). It was subsequently landscaped in 2005 by Nottinghamshire County Council, with tree planting, numerous footpaths, and a viewpoint. …

What is the highest point in the Peak District?

Kinder Scout
Some of the most famous hill walks in the Peak District include Kinder Scout (the highest peak in the area), Parkhouse and Chrome Hill.

When did the pits close in the UK?

The strike was officially called to a halt on March the 3rd 1985. The pit closures the miners had fought so hard to prevent began in earnest. In 1984 there were 174 deep coal mines in the UK by 1994 – the year the industry was finally privatized – there were just 15 left.

When did Sutton Colliery and Silverhill Colliery close?

The colliery there closed in 1980, with production at Sutton Colliery ceasing in 1989, and at Silverhill in 1993.

When did Silverwood Colliery at Maltby Main close?

The colliery closed in 1994, with remaining reserves being worked from nearby Maltby Main Colliery. A large coal washing and reclamation project continued. The area around Woodlaithes Farm, on the edge of the colliery tip, has since been developed as an up-market housing estate known as Woodlaithes Village which has its own “village pond”.

Are there any collieries that did not have coal breakers?

Thus said, it should be noted that all collieries did not have coal breakers, but all coal breakers were associated with one or more collieries. Not every single mine opening had its own breaker and not all breakers had washeries to clean the coal.

Who was involved in the Silverwood Colliery accident?

Ten men lost their lives and a further 29 miners were injured. The accident featured in the local and national press, much of the coverage giving prominence to Sister Adsetts, a member of the Silverwood medical team who, working with members of the Rotherham Mines Rescue team, tended the injured as they were brought from the wreckage.