new housing estate. Ince. Old colliery and forge
Does anyone know the location of this site,and the name of the pit and forge.
Started: 20th Feb 2020 at 04:02
At the end of Laburnum avenue, off Ince Green Lane, in Ince.
Replied: 21st Feb 2020 at 17:43
Last edited by tonker: 21st Feb 2020 at 17:44:02
I think this might be the old Ince Moss colliery site,also known as Amberswood.
Replied: 26th Feb 2020 at 18:04
I think the old Ince Forge later became Gullick Dobson, and after that Dobson Park.
Replied: 26th Feb 2020 at 18:12
Many thanks for that SoniaB,always interested in old shafts.Joe ex-St .Pats.
Replied: 1st Mar 2020 at 02:31
It was Moss Hall Colliery.
Here's a picture of the site entrance. The land on the left, between Laburnum and the lines, is where the canal used to be. It was sold last year at Pugh's auction. I suspect it was purchased in association with this proposed development.
Replied: 1st Mar 2020 at 11:49
Thanks for the photo,I remember a walled mine when worked at Gullicks in the sixties. Joe. N.Z
Replied: 7th Mar 2020 at 00:11