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Zetland Colliery

Colliery (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Zetland Colliery

Classification Colliery (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 130825

Site Number NS99SW 32

NGR NS 9148 9264

NGR Description Centred NS 9148 9264

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Clackmannan
  • Parish Clackmannan
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Clackmannan
  • Former County Clackmannanshire

Archaeology Notes

NS99SW 32 centred 9148 9264

ZETLAND Colliery

Location: Clackmannan

Previous Owners: Alloa Coal Company

Types of Coal: House and Steam

Sinking/Production Commenced: 1935

Year Closed: 1960

Year Abandoned: 1961

Average Workforce: 192

Peak Workforce: 323

Peak Year: 1957

Shaft/Mine Details: 2 surface mines, No. 1 at NS 9153 9295, No. 2 at NS 9159 9307

Details in 1948: Output 160 tons per day, 40,000 tons per annum. 89 employees. No washer. No baths, but washing facilities provided. All AC [alternate current] electricity supplied from Devon Colliery [NS89NE 40.01]. Report dated 25-08-1948.

M K Oglethorpe 2006.

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