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Mauchline Colliery

Colliery (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Mauchline Colliery

Classification Colliery (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Mauchline 1, 2 & 4

Canmore ID 79659

Site Number NS42NE 25

NGR NS 4960 2940

NGR Description Centred NS 5892 2163

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NS42NE 25.00 4960 2940.

see also: NS42NE 25.01 4880 2976, 4793 3000 to 4970 2918 Railway Branch.

NS42NE 25.02 4906 2984 Footbridge.

MAUCHLINE 1, 2 and 4

(Location cited as centred on NS 4969 2938).

Location: Mauchline

Previous Owners: Caprington and Auchlochan Collieries Limited, Bairds & Dalmellington Limited from 1935

Types of Coal: House

Sinking/Production Commenced: 1925

Year Closed: 1966

Year Abandoned: 1969

Average Workforce: 783

Peak Workforce: 876

Peak Year: 1958

Shaft/Mine Details: 2 shafts, both 274m deep

Details in 1948: Output 1,000 tons per day, 250,000 tons per annum, longwall and stoop and room working. 820 employees. 5 screens for dry coal, Baum-type (Norton) washer. Baths (1939, for 756 men), packed-meal canteen. Steam and electricity, none from public supply. Report dated 09-08-1948.

RCAHMS 2006

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