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Latitude: 53.0618 / 53°3'42"N
Longitude: -1.3814 / 1°22'53"W
OS Eastings: 441550
OS Northings: 351795
OS Grid: SK415517
Mapcode National: GBR 7DR.5JQ
Mapcode Global: WHDG8.R9CL
Entry Name: Headstocks to Brittain Colliery and Attached Machinery
Listing Date: 25 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1109011
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79110
Location: Ripley, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE5
District: Amber Valley
Civil Parish: Ripley
Built-Up Area: Alfreton
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Ironville Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Derby
SK 45 SW RIPLEY BUTTERLEY PARK ROAD
4/66 Headstocks to Brittain
Colliery and attached
Headstock tower and attached machinery. c1848. Red brick with blue brick bands.
Roofless at time of resurvey. Three storeys, single bay, circular in plan. Ground
floor is wider than upper two storeys and has an advanced entrance to south side
and attached walls to north. Second storey has small iron windows to east and west
sides and top storey has brick cornice and large pulley wheel to south side set
in long slot-like opening. Attached to the wheel are a pair of iron supports at
right angles to the tower which connect with the plinth on which the gearing
machinery stands. Brittain colliery was founded by Butterley Company, between 1845
and 1848, and was mined for over 50 years. F Nixon 'Industrial Archaeology of
Listing NGR: SK4155051795
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