Lochlea Colliery 1 And 2

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Alternative Names Lochlea 1 And 2
Site Type COLLIERY
Canmore ID 130681
Site Number NS43SE 17
NGR NS 4512 3056
Council SOUTH AYRSHIRE
Parish TARBOLTON
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District KYLE AND CARRICK
Former County AYRSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc Centred

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Notes and Activities

Archaeological 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.

 
Books and References

Cressey and Finlayson, M and W L (1996) 'Lochlea, near Mauchline (Tarbolton parish), evaluation', Discovery Excav Scot
Page(s): 97-98

Oglethorpe, M K (2006) Scottish Collieries an inventory of the Scottish coal industry in the nationalised era, Edinburgh
Page(s): 85 Held at RCAHMS J.5.5.OGL

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