Lochlea Colliery 1 And 2

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Alternative Names Lochlea 1 And 2
Canmore ID 130681
Site Number NS43SE 17
NGR NS 4512 3056
Former District KYLE AND CARRICK
Former County AYRSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
NGR Desc Centred

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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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