Lochlea Colliery 1 And 2


Site Name Lochlea Colliery 1 And 2

Classification Colliery

Alternative Name(s) Lochlea 1 And 2

Canmore ID 130681

Site Number NS43SE 17

NGR NS 4512 3056

NGR Description Centred

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council South Ayrshire
  • Parish Tarbolton
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Kyle And Carrick
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS43SE 17 4512 3056

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.


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