When we were kids in the mid to late 50s, that so called Colliery was still there between the Pontop Line and the little country road from Monkton. All I remember is it was walled in with a gate to keep people out. We got in though and it had the shaft covered with timbers. It must have had something to do with Wardley because a small Fire was reported there and the Pit Fire Fighting Team were sent over.
Coal was never drawn from it and I'd also like to know more. A housing estate stands on the land now.
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