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North East Leicestershire coalfield

Leicestershire County Council

North East Leicestershire coalfield

report of the County Planning Officer : the mining assessment.

by Leicestershire County Council

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Published by Leicestershire County Council in [Leicester] .
Written in English


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Title on cover: North East Leicestershire coalfield mining assessment, report of the County Planning Officer.

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Open LibraryOL18194087M

This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that. A coalfield is an area of certain uniform characteristics where coal is mined. The criteria for determining the approximate boundary of a coalfield are geographical and cultural, in addition to geological. A coalfield often groups the seams of coal, railroad companies, cultural groups, and watersheds and other geographical considerations. The existence of coal in the north-east districts on or near the surface of the ground was reported as early as , but it was not until that steps were taken to examine the coalfields. 0 In this year () the railway reached Ladysmith, and in 18 9 1 it was completed to the Transvaal frontier at Charlestown, the section from Ladysmith.


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North East Leicestershire coalfield by Leicestershire County Council Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Vale of Belvoir coalfield inquiry: (the North east Leicestershire prospect): report. Applications for planning permission by the National Coal Board: presented to the Secretary of State for the Environment on 26 November [Michael Mann; Great Britain.

Department of the Environment.]. Hundreds of finds from this site are stored by the Leicestershire County Council Museums Service, mainly at Snibston Discovery Museum.

On the western side of the coalfield mines at Swadlincote are mentioned inand Leicester Abbey had mines at Oakthorpe probably in the 14th century, but certainly by The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield in the English Midlands is one of the smaller British coalfields.

The two areas are sometimes separately referred to as the South Derbyshire Coalfield and the Leicestershire of the worked coal seams are contained within the Lower and Middle Coal Measures which are of Upper Carboniferous age.

Adrian Rundle for the Leicestershire Museum, Arts & Records Service (LMARS). The other survey carried out and published by LMARS was the North-east Leicestershire Coalfield Survey which has a chapter on the millipedes that were found (Dawson, ).

They also include town and county directories and the transcript of the North East Leicestershire Coalfield Inquiry, East Midlands Special Collection. The following are part of the East Midlands Special Collection, and shelved in the Special Collections store.

books published before ; some later rarities. Memories of The Leicestershire Coalfields (Local History) Paperback – 1 Nov as mining ceased in the north west of the county, enormous reserves in the east in North East Leicestershire coalfield book Vale of Belvoir seemed to offer a bright future to the industry - but nimby opposition, a slump in the world coal market, and the incomprehensible decision to site the one new /5(5).

Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The geology of the Leicestershire coal-field and of. North West Leicestershire is a local government district in Leicestershire, population of the Local Authority at the census Its main towns are Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Coalville.

The district contains East Midlands Airport, which operates flights to the rest North East Leicestershire coalfield book Britain and to various places in is also notable as the location of Castle Donington Administrative county: Leicestershire.

The main Derbyshire coalfield is a southern extension of the Yorkshire coalfield and so reflect it in many aspects. In turn, it dips eastwards into Nottinghamshire and north-east Leicestershire. There was a significant ironstone mining industry around Clay Cross.

The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield has exposed Coal Measures in Derbyshire and concealed Coal Measures further Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield Character Area 71 Part 1 - south within Leicestershire. The exposed coalfield comprises Lower, Middle and Upper Coal Measures of the Carboniferous period.

Introduction to Coal Mining and Railways in the North East. The book also records that the smiths of Sedgefield and Bishopwearmouth were making use of local coal. But most of the early coal mines of the region, were along the banks of the Tyne where seams were shallow and easily mined.

The earliest steam engines used in the coalfield of. East Midlands English is a traditional dialect with modern local and social variations spoken in those parts of the Midlands loosely lying east of Watling Street separating it from West Midlands English, north of a variable isogloss of the variant of Southern English of Oxfordshire and East Anglian English of Cambridgeshire and south of another that separates it from the Yorkshire.

More than just a gathering of mining terms, this collection is an heartfelt attempt to bring together the words spoken by miners of the North East pits and how they relate to the wider language world of the region and its literature of story and song.

It brings together the pit literature?its words, jokes, stories and songs?that is fast disappearing and helps attest to the remarkable.

This chapter uses the first results of a recently completed research project, entitled ‘Pit Talk in the East Midlands’, funded by the British Academy to investigate the technical jargon and mining-specific lexical terms used by coal miners.

For many years, coal mining formed a very important part of the East Midlands : Natalie Braber. heads east at Bardon Hill with a train of HAA MGR coal hoppers, 14th May This represents the new order in the Leicestershire coalfield as the National Coal Board were in the late ’s and early ’s installing rapid loading bunkers at Bagworth, Coalfields Farm, Lounge (Ashby), Swains Park (Moira) and Rawdon (Moira).

Buy Industrial Locomotives & Railways of The North East by Gordon Edgar (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(9). and the transcript of the North East Leicestershire Coalfield Inquiry, Those census returns which are held on fiche (rather than film) are kept in a closed access store and are available on request.

Microform reading equipment is limited and cannot be booked. Priority in its use is given to members of the University. University of Nottingham. Opencast operations are now confined to the South Derbyshire Coalfield where some sites have also been important sources of fireclay (see text box).

The North-east Leicestershire (Vale of Belvoir) Coalfield is co-extensive with the South Yorkshire-Nottinghamshire Coalfield. However, in Leicestershire it has only been worked from. The geology of the Leicestershire coalfield and of the country around Ashby-de-la-Zouch Item Preview remove-circle HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.).Pages: Memories of the Leicestershire Coalfields (Local History) Paperback – Illustrated, As I originate from Leicester and have been down a working north Leicestershire coal mine I found this little book easy to read with many photos.

East /5(3). A Pictorial History of the North West Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield. Book details. by Alan E. Sherratt (reprint) Price: £ A history in pictures of the mining communities of towns such as Coalville and Swadlincote.

90 pages packed with photographs. Search. North West Leicestershire boasts enormous diversity including, heritage and history, amazing places to visit, miles of hidden nature trails and days out to delight everyone.

Pits of Leicestershire. Mining Methods and Geology. Long and Shortwall mining. Bord and Pillar Methods. Pits of The North East. Pits of North and South Wales. Pits of Somerst and Kent.

After The NCB/BC, Privatisation. Was it True that only 30 Men went on strike in this coalfield, And that Bagworth remained NUM after the strike. That. the book has an excellent gazetteer of the surviving evidence to allow for further investigation.

The obvious industrial features of Leicestershire are the north-west Leicestershire coalfield and the related mining communities, canals and railways, the Brush Leicestershire and the East Midlands.

There is a bibliography of the main works. Guide to the Coalfields commemorative leicestershire coalfield plate. banners of the durham coalfield, good condition, only flaw is it is signed by the person that was gifting it as show on photo. east, miners, north, anthony, burton, mining, book, loads, history, royal.

This is a lovely collectors' plate of the North hardback. The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield landform consists of a plateau with unrestricted views of shallow valleys and gentle ridges that become less pronounced in the south due to a layer of glacial till.

To the east the land rises steeply, affording views of the Charnwood National Character Area (NCA). Pitmatic: The Talk of the North East Coalfield (Wor Language) Bill Griffiths is the undisputed authority on north-east dialects and this book shows his thorough and academic approach to his subject.

This is far more than a dictionary of pit language: it is a complete history of the way miners talked both at work and socially/5(15).

The East Midlands is one of nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes. The eastern part of the Midlands, it consists of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire (except North and North east Lincolnshire), Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland.

The region has an area of 15, km 2 (6, sq mi), and was home to over Country: England. The line was built to connect the Leicestershire coalfield with the City and replace the Charnwood Canal which had been closed following flood damage.

Although built primarily for coal passengers were carried from the opening from Leicester West Bridge to Bagworth in July and from Bagworth to Long Lane (later Coalville) and on to. EAST MIDLANDS The region has a wide variety of sites ranging from the lead mines of the Peak District and the collieries of the East Midland coalfield to the textile mills and workshops of the Derwent valley, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire and the renowned boot and shoe factories of Northamptonshire.

Although the north-east was once the world capital of mining - hence the phrase carrying coals to Newcastle - the last major pit closed in. The area of interest (AOI) is located in the north east region of England and covers the counties of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham.

The AOI covers km 2, 40 km in width and 50 km in length. The north of the AOI extends up to the towns of Ashington and Morpeth and South to the towns of Houghton-le-Spring and by: Road auction bid sheet.

Last date of deposit of Coal Value is ; NOTICE FOR CHANGE OF MODE OF SUPPLY FROM ROAD TO RAIL UNDER FSAS THROUGH NRS LINKAGE AUCTION ROUTE. David Bell, PB, pp. New. David Bell has interviewed members of The Dirty Thirty (The 30 miners from the Leicestershire Coalfield that struck against the pit closure programme) and the women's support group to find out why they struck, and why they held out for so long.

The River Sence is a river which flows in Leicestershire, tributaries of the Sence, including the Saint and Tweed, fan out over much of western Leicestershire from Charnwood Forest and Coalville in the north-east to Hinckley and almost to Watling Street in the south and south-west.

Its watershed almost coincides with Hinckley and Bosworth Borough of Leicestershire. North East Derbyshire is a local government district in Derbyshire, England. It borders the districts of Chesterfield, Bolsover, Amber Valley and Derbyshire Dales in Derbyshire, and Sheffield and Rotherham in South Yorkshire.

The population of the district as taken at the Census The. East Midlands (25) Forest of Dean / Gloucestershire (16) Ireland (12) Isle of Man (2) Lancashire / Cheshire (21) North East (31) North Pennines - Alston (36) Scotland (25) Shropshire and Staffordshire. Shropshire (22) Shropshire / Staffordshire DVD's (3) Staffordshire (13) Staffordshire Cannock Chase Coalfield (10) South East, Kent, Surrey.

Leicestershire definition: county in central England: sq mi (2, sq km) He was a descendant of Francis Higginson (), who emigrated from Leicestershire to the colony of Massachusetts Bay and was a minister of the church of Salem, Mass., in ; and a grandson of Stephen Higginson (), a Boston merchant, who was a member of the.

71 Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield 72 Mease/Sence Lowlands 73 Charnwood 74 Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire Wolds 75 Kesteven Uplands 76 North West Norfolk 77 North Norfolk Coast 78 Central North Norfolk 79 North East Norfolk and Flegg 80 The Broads 81 Greater Thames Estuary 82 Suffolk Coast and Heaths.

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Extent Of The Yorkshire Coalfield. Mining Methods and Geology. Long and Shortwall mining. The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire coalfield is a separate formation. Top Hard at Linby Colliery about five miles north east of Clifton was at yards deep! And at Clipstone in North Notts it was metres deep and cm thick.north east history 4 Jane Bowen, ed., and Members of the Belford and District Local History Society, Aspects of Belford (John Charlton) Jacky Longstaff & Chris Wharton, Room: photographs & essays from the Town Moor, Newcastle upon Tyne (John Charlton) Kevin Morgan, Gidon Cohen and Andrew Flinn, Communists and British Society (Willie .coalfield definition: nounAn area in which deposits of coal are found.