MONKWOOD NEW COLLIERY REMAINS 1990ís.

MOST HAS NOW BEEN COVERED OVER FOR SAFETY.

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KEEP TO THE FOOTPATHS

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Lea Bridge

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Barlow Lees tramway crosses footpath

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Support built out of stone quarried locally

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Footpath travelled by many miners

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Soak in the atmosphere

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Some of the ruined local stone buildings

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Ventilation tunnel

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Upcast ventilation tunnel to the chimney

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More return air buildings

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Brick on stone

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Iron tie bars on chimney site

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Stone walled building

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Stood in return shaft arch is return airway to tunnel

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The whole site is raised from ground level by a mound of spoil

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Return shaft brickwork

 

In 2002

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Some of the brick out buildings

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Oak beam in downcast or intake shaft

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Inside the downcast shaft

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Shaft wall

Photographs ANB 2010.

Map Ordnance Survey.