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Pennyvenie No. 5 Colliery

Colliery (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Pennyvenie No. 5 Colliery

Classification Colliery (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 254203

Site Number NS40NE 107

NGR NS 4883 0708

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Ayrshire
  • Parish Dalmellington
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cumnock And Doon Valley
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS40NE 107 4883 0708

See also NS40NE 26.00.

PENNYVENIE 5 colliery

Location: Dalmellington

Previous Owners: Dalmellington Iron Company Limited, Bairds & Dalmellington Limited from 1931

Types of Coal: House, Gas, Manufacturing, and Steam

Sinking/Production Commenced: 1911

Year Closed: 1953

Year Abandoned: 1955

Average Workforce: 66

Peak Workforce: 70

Peak Year: 1947

Shaft/Mine Details: surface mine, associated with Pennyvenie 2, 3 and 7 (RCAHMS NS40NE 26)

Details in 1948: Output 90 tons per day, 23,750 tons per annum, stoop and room working. 72 employees. Screening at Pennyvenie 2/3 (NS40NE 26), washing at Dunaskin. Baths, no canteen, snacks provided when required. Steam and electrcity, none from public supply. Report dated 07-08-1948.

M K Oglethorpe 2006.

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