Gateside Colliery Nos 4 and 5

Location type

Mine


Name and dates

Gateside Colliery Nos 4 and 5 (1891-1964)

Served by the Glasgow, Dumfries and Carlisle Railway.


Description

This colliery was west of Sanquhar and on the north side of the railway.

It was sunk by J I McConnell Esq. From 1903 it was owned by Sanquhar and Kirkconnel Colliery Limited and from 1925 by William Baird. From 1931 it was owned by Bairds and Dalmellington Limited and ultimately belonged to the National Coal Board.

It was served by a signal box which closed with the collieries in 1964. Sidings approached the site from the east.

The bings remain.

11/09/2018

Tags

Mine colliery

External links

Canmore site record
NLS Collection OS map of 1892-1914
NLS Collection OS map of 1944-67
NLS Map
NLS Map