Wellesley Colliery Lochhead Colliery

Location type

Mine


Name and dates

Wellesley Colliery Lochhead Colliery

Served by the Wemyss Private Railway.


Description

This was a redevelopment and expansion of the Wellesley Colliery Lady Lilian Pit. The pithead buildings were rebuilt and a new shaft sunk in 1890.

The pit was served by the Wemyss Private Railway and there was an old connection to the Wemyss and Buckhaven Railway.

To the south west was a line to the Wellesley Colliery Hugo Pit.

The site is now derelict and overgrown.

01/05/2018

Tags

Mine

External links

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