Lochlea Colliery 1 And 2
- Council South Ayrshire
- Parish Tarbolton
- Former Region Strathclyde
- Former District Kyle And Carrick
- Former County Ayrshire
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An archaeological survey was undertaken in September 1996 as a part of an Environmental Assessment associated with a proposal for opencast coal mining on land around Lochlea. The following site was identified during the survey:
NS 451 306 Lochlee coal mine.
A report has been produced; a copy will be deposited with the NMRS.
Sponsor: Natural Resource Consultancy.
M Cressey and W L Finlayson 1996
LOCHLEA 1 and 2 Colliery
Previous Owners: National Coal Board
Sinking/Production Commenced: 1949
Year Closed: 1973
Year Abandoned: 1974
Average Workforce: 164
Peak Workforce: 239
Peak Year: 1957
M K Oglethorpe 2006.