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Mine Sites

Clee Hills

Coalfield

Coalbrookdale

Coalfield

Forest of Wyre

Coalfield

Lilleshall

Limestone

N Shropshire

Coalfield

N Shropshire Orefield

Shrewsbury

Coalfield

S Shropshire

Orefield

 

For more details on a particular mine, go to the link above for the area it is in

 

Mine

Location

NGR

Area

Minerals

 

 

1800 Tunnel

Ironbridge

SJ668036

COC

AT

 

Area Codes

Abdon Burf

Abdon

SO5986

CHC

CL

 

CHC – Clee Hills Coalfield

Adams

Madeley Wood

SJ6804

COC

FE

 

COC – Coalbrookdale Coalfield

Adstone

Wentnor

SO391941

SSO

BA CU

 

FWC – Forest of Wyre Coalfield

Albion

Priorslee

SJ7110

COC

CL FC FE

 

LIL – Lilleshall Limestone

Alders Meadow

Jackfield

SJ682029

COC

RC

 

NSC – North Shropshire Coalfield

Allmands

Morda

SJ276277

NSC

see British

 

NSO – North Shropshire Orefield

Alveley

Alveley

SO754842

FWC

CL

 

SHC – Shrewsbury Coalfield

Amies Field

Broseley

SJ6901

COC

CL

 

SSO – South Shropshire Orefield

Annscroft

Arscott

SJ44930716

SHC

CL

 

 

Arleston

Arleston

SJ665100 

COC

CL FC FE RC

 

Mineral Codes

Arleston Level

Arleston

SJ6610

COC

DR

 

AG - silver

Arscott

Arscott

SJ444081

SHC

CL

 

AT - access tunnel

Ash Coppice

Broseley

SJ6901

COC

CL

 

BA - barite

Ash Tree

Dawley

SJ668071 

COC

RC

 

CA - calcite

Asterley

Asterley

SJ376071

SHC

CL

 

CL - coal

Astleyfields

Broseley

SJ678025

COC

CL

 

CO - cobalt

Bacon

Asterley

SJ3707

SHC

CL

 

CU - copper

Bagbury

Hyssington

SO322933

SSO

PB

 

DR – drainage level

Bailey’s

Mossey Green

SJ6809

COC

CL

 

FC - fireclay

Ball’s

Hadley

SJ6712

COC

CL FE

 

FE - iron

Bank’s

Dawley

SJ6907

COC

CL FE

 

FL - fluorspar

Banker

Ketley Bank

SJ6810

COC

CL

 

LI - limestone

Baptist Lane

Dawley

SJ6808

COC

CL

 

MA - manganese

Barker’s Yard

Dawley

SJ606

COC

CL FE

 

PB - lead

Barn

Donnington

SJ7113

COC

CL FE

 

RC – red clay

Barn

Cornbrook

SO600759

CHC

see Cornbrook

 

RS – rock shelter

Barnett's Leasow

Broseley

SJ676027

COC

CL

 

SA - sandstone

Barnfield

Trefonen

SJ276264

NSC

see Gronwen

 

TA - tar

Barnyard

Donnington

SJ719126

COC

CL

 

TU - tunnel

Batholes

Hope

SJ339006

SSO

BA PB

 

VA - vanadium

Baugh's

The Lloyds

SJ682034

COC

CL

 

WE - walker’s earth

Baveney Wood

Wall

SO6979

FWC

CL

 

WC – white clay

Bayston Hill

Bayston Hill

SJ4709

SHC

CL

 

ZN - zinc

Bedlam

The Lloyds

SJ682033

COC

CL

 

 

Bedlam Adits

Ironbridge

SJ678034

COC

FE

 

 

Bell’s Rough

Broseley

SJ6801

COC

CL

 

 

Bellam

Little Wenlock

SJ6507

COC

CL

 

 

Belle View

Shrewsbury

SJ48701177

SHC

CL

 

 

Belle Vue

Oakengates

SJ697113 

COC

CL FC

 

 

Bennett’s

Old Park

SJ6909

COC

CL FE

 

 

Benree

Shelve

SO344987

SSO

PB

 

 

Benthall

Benthall

SJ6602

COC

CL FC

 

 

Benthall Fireclay Level

Benthall

SJ6602

COC

CL FC

 

 

Benthall Lane

Benthall

SJ6603

COC

FC

 

 

Benthall Limepit

Benthall

SJ6703

COC

LI

 

 

Benthall Pottery Clay Level

Benthall

SJ6602

COC

RC

 

 

Benthall Sandstone

Benthall

SJ6703

COC

SA TA

 

 

Benthall White Level

Benthall

SJ6602

COC

FC

 

 

Bentley Ford

Frodesley

SO508994

SHC

CL

 

 

Bentley Level

Ironbridge

SJ6703

COC

RC

 

 

Bergam

Tankerville

SO358997

SSO

see Burgam

 

 

Best Fireclay

Horsehay

SJ6707

COC

FC

 

 

Bettws-y-Crwyn

Bishop's Castle

SO171835

SSO

PB

 

 

Billingsley

Billingsley

SO717843

FWC

CL

 

 

Birch Meadow

Broseley

SJ6802

COC

CL

 

 

Bird’s

Horsehay

SJ6707

COC

CL

 

 

Bitumen Well

Pitchford

SJ529042)

COC

TA

 

 

Black Hill

Dawley

SJ6907

COC

CL

 

 

Black Lion

Wrentnall

SJ433038

SHC

CL

 

 

Blackberry Bank

Lilleshall

SJ735171

LIL

LI

 

 

Blackhole

Snailbeach

SO366012

SSO

PB

 

 

Blackstone

Madeley

SJ6803

COC

CL FE

 

 

Blackwood

Rushbury

SO520908

SSO

PB

 

 

Blists Hill

Madeley

SJ695035

COC

RC

 

 

Blodwel

Porth-y-Waen

SJ2623

NSO

PB

 

 

Blue Flat

Donnington

SJ7113

COC

CL FE

 

 

Bluestone

Cleeton St Mary

SO6178

CHC

CL

 

 

Boat Leasow

Broseley

SJ6902

COC

CL

 

 

Boat Level

Stiperstones

SJ35869997

SSO

DR

 

 

Bog

Bog

SO356978

SSO

AG BA PB ZN

 

 

Bonny

Jackfield

SJ6809027

COC

see Wallace

 

 

Borough

Horsehay

SJ6707 

COC

CL FC

 

 

Botany Bay

Dawley

SJ689060

COC

CL

 

 

Bottom Trout

Whatsill

SO6076

CHC

CL

 

 

Bottomcoal

Broseley

SJ680019

COC

CL

 

 

Boundary

Wombridge

SJ6912

COC

CL

 

 

Bowen & Buckley’s

Madeley

SJ6803

COC

CL FE

 

 

Bower

Priorslee

SJ7110

COC

CL FC RC

 

 

Boycott

Farley

SJ38240768

SHC

see Farley

 

 

Braggington

Braggington

SJ33001395

SHC

CL

 

 

Brandlee

Horsehay

SJ678074 

COC

CL

 

 

Brandlee Pits

Horsehay

SJ678074 

COC

CL FC

 

 

Bretchell

Halfway House

SJ342119

SHC

CL

 

 

Brick Kiln

Asterley

SJ3707

SHC

CL

 

 

Brick Kiln Leasow

Ironbridge

SJ683042

COC

CL

 

 

Brickyard

Donnington

SJ710129 

COC

CL

 

 

Bridge

Wombridge

SJ6811

COC

CL

 

 

British

Morda

SJ276277

NSC

CL

 

 

Broad Meadow

Broseley

SJ6801

COC

CL

 

 

Bromlow

Bromlow

SJ321019

SSO

PB

 

 

Broseley

Broseley

SJ6802

COC

RC

 

 

Broseley Hill

Broseley

SJ6802

COC

RC

 

 

Broseley Limepit

Broseley

SJ6802

COC

LI

 

 

Broseley Wood

Broseley

SJ675026

COC

RC

 

 

Broseley Wood Green

Broseley

SJ6702

COC

see Broseley Wood

 

 

Brown Clee Bellpits

Abdon

SO5986

CHC

CL FE

 

 

Brownhills

Bridges

SO38689916

SSO

see Gatten

 

 

Bryn Aber

Morda

SJ276277

NSC

see British

 

 

Brynkinallt

Chirk

SJ296382

NSC

CL

 

 

Bryn-y-Castell

Gobowen

SJ304342

NSC

CL

 

 

Buckatree

New Works

SJ662081

COC

CL

 

 

Bulthy

Middletown

SJ310131

SSO

BA PB

 

 

Bunter’s Row

Wombridge

SJ6811

COC

CL

 

 

Burd’s

Horsehay

SJ6707

COC

see Bird's

 

 

Burgam

Tankerville

SO358997

SSO

BA PB ZN

 

 

Bye

Pontesford

SJ4006

SHC

CL

 

 

Bye

Wombridge

SJ6911

COC

CL

 

 

Cadman’s

Old Park

SJ6909

COC

CL FE

 

 

Calcot

Priest Weston

SJ298973

SSO

BA

 

 

Calcutts

Ironbridge

SJ6802

COC

RC

 

 

Callow Hill

Minsterley

SJ386048

SSO

PB

 

 

Canal Cottage

Lilleshall

SJ7316

LIL

LI

 

 

Cape

The Lloyds

SJ6803

COC

CL

 

 

Cardington

Cardington

SO4994

SSO

CU

 

 

Carregwfa

Pant

SJ26502186

NSO

AG PB

 

 

Castle

Dawley

SJ6806

COC

CL FE

 

 

Castle Green

Coalbrookdale

SJ6704

COC

CL

 

 

Castle Place

Longden Common

SJ44330435

SHC

CL

 

 

Castle Yard

Dawley

SJ6907

COC

CL FE

 

 

Cat’s Head

Wombridge

SJ6811

COC

CL

 

 

Cathercott

Pulverbatch

SJ41530021

SSO

see Cothercott

 

 

Catherton

Cleeton St Mary

SO610773

CHC

CL

 

 

Catherton Common Bellpits

Cleeton St Mary

SO620780

CHC

CL

 

 

Caughley

Broseley

SJ696007

COC

CL

 

 

Caughley Limepits

Broseley

SJ6801

COC

LI

 

 

Cefn Gunthly

Hyssington

SO336953

SSO

BA PB

 

 

Cefn Guntley

Hyssington

SO336953

SSO

see Cefn Gunthly

 

 

Cefnguntle

Hyssington

SO336953

SSO

see Cefn Gunthly

 

 

Cefn-y-Gunla

Hyssington

SO336953

SSO

see Cefn Gunthly

 

 

Central Snailbeach

Snailbeach

SJ369016

SSO

PB

 

 

Cern-y-Bwlch

Tyn-y-Coed

SJ2629

NSC

CL

 

 

Cevn-Guntley

Hyssington

SO336953

SSO

see Cefn Gunthly

 

 

Chapel

Dawley

SJ681083 

COC

CL

 

 

Charles Hay

Dawley

SJ6807

COC

CL FE

 

 

Chelmarsh

Chelmarsh

SO717869

FWC

CL

 

 

Cherry Tree Hill

Madeley

SJ6803

COC

RC

 

 

Chetton

Harpswood

SO68579075

FWC

CL

 

 

Childpit

Pave Lane

SJ756151

LIL

LI

 

 

Chimney

Cornbrook

SO6076

CHC

CL

 

 

Chimney

Donnington

SJ7113

COC

CL FE

 

 

Chirk Bank

Chirk

SJ293371

NSC

CL

 

 

Chittol

Norbury

SO348950

SSO

see Chittol Wood

 

 

Chittol Wood

Norbury

SO348950

SSO

CU

 

 

Chorley

Chorley

SO70888321

FWC

CL

 

 

Chorley Drift

Chorley

SO70888321

FWC

see Chorley

 

 

Church

Knowbury

SO5875

CHC

CL

 

 

Church

Wombridge

SJ6811

COC

CL

 

 

Church Aston

Church Aston

SJ7417

LIL

LI

 

 

Churchstoke

Churchstoke

SO2994

SSO

BA

 

 

Churms

Little Wenlock

SJ6507

COC

CL

 

 

Churton

Church Pulverbatch

SJ4303

SHC

CL

 

 

Clare’s Lane

Mossey Green

SJ6809

COC

CL

 

 

Clay’s

Ironbridge

SJ6803

COC

CL

 

 

Clay’s

Morda

SJ276277

NSC

see British

 

 

Clee Burf Bellpits

Clee St Margaret

SO5984

CHC

CL FE

 

 

Clee Hills

Cornbrook

SO600759

CHC

CL

 

 

Cliff

Wellington

SJ6809

COC

CL

 

 

Cliffdale

Priest Weston

SO302977

SSO

BA

 

 

Cliffdale Adit

Priest Weston

SJ298980

SSO

DR

 

 

Cliffdale Mill

Wagbeach

SJ364025

SSO

BA

 

 

Clive

Clive

SJ514239

NSO

CU

 

 

Coalbrookdale

Wellington

SJ6704

COC

CL

 

 

Coalmoor

Horsehay

SJ664065

COC

CL FC

 

 

Coalmoor Farm

Coalmoor

SJ6607

COC

CL

 

 

Coalmoor Grenfield

Coalmoor

SJ6607

COC

CL

 

 

Coalport

Wombridge

SJ6811

COC

CL

 

 

Cockshutt

Broseley

SJ6702

COC

CL FC FE

 

 

Coedway

Coedway

SJ339151

SHC

CL

 

 

Coed-y-Go

Morda

SJ276277

NSC

see British

 

 

Coed-yr-Allt

St Martins

SJ322392

NSC

CL

 

 

Coed-yr-Allt

St Martins

SJ323397

NSC

CL

 

 

Cold Oak

Broseley

SJ6802

COC

CL

 

 

Coldyeld

Bog

SO364967

SSO

BA

 

 

Colley’s Dingle

Broseley

SJ6601

COC

CL

 

 

Collier’s Side

Lilleshall

SJ735165

LIL

LI

 

 

Collybrook Green

Knowbury

SO5875

CHC

FC

 

 

Common

Dawley

SJ6807

COC

CL

 

 

Common

Horsehay

SJ673079

COC

see Horsehay Common

 

 

Coneybury

Broseley

SJ684018

COC

CL

 

 

Conisbury

Broseley

SJ684018

COC

see Coneybury

 

 

Cooper’s Coppice

Muxton

SJ7312

COC

CL

 

 

Coppice

Benthall

SJ6601

COC

CL

 

 

Coppice

Dawley

SJ6909

COC

CL

 

 

Coppice Level

Ironbridge

SJ6703

COC

CL

 

 

Corbett’s

Old Park

SJ6909

COC

CL FE

 

 

Cornbrook

Cornbrook

SO600759

CHC

CL

 

 

Cornbrook Sough

Cornbrook

SO603756

CHC

DR

 

 

Corner

Pontesford

SJ4006

SHC

CL

 

 

Cote

Wombridge

SJ6811

COC

CL

 

 

Cothercott

Pulverbatch

SJ41530021

SSO

BA

 

 

Council

Horsehay

SJ6707 

COC

see Borough Pit

 

 

Court Field

Madeley

SJ6904

COC

CL

 

 

Cow Wood

Red Lake

SJ6810 

COC

CL RC

 

 

Crabtree Leasow

Lilleshall

SJ7316

LIL

LI

 

 

Craig-llwyn

Croesau Bach

SJ238279

NSO

PB

 

 

Craven

Foxwood

SO621778

CHC

CL

 

 

Crawstone Level

Ironbridge

SJ670036

COC

FE

 

 

Crest Wood

Wotherton

SJ287001

SSO

see East Wotherton

 

 

Crew Green

Crew Green

SJ3215

SHC

CL

 

 

Crickheath Hill

Pant

SJ274232

NSO

CU PB

 

 

Cross Meadow

Pontesford

SJ4006

SHC

CL

 

 

Crostan

Madeley

SJ6803

COC

CL FE

 

 

Crow Hayes

Lilleshall

SJ737157

LIL

see Willmoor

 

 

Crowsnest

Snailbeach

SJ369016

SSO

see Central Snailbeach

 

 

Cruckmeole

Hanwood

SJ42840859

SHC

CL

 

 

Crumpsend

Highley

SO7383

FWC

CL

 

 

Cumberland

The Lloyds

SJ6803

COC

CL

 

 

Cumberley

Knowbury

SO5874

CHC

FC

 

 

Cuthbarcotte

Pulverbatch

SJ41530021

SSO

see Cothercott

 

 

Cutley

Doddington

SO613762

CHC

CL

 

 

Cuxey’s Wood

Randlay

SJ7007

COC

CL FE

 

 

Cwm

Bicton

SJ4414

SHC

CL

 

 

Cwm Dingle

Priest Weston

SO297979

SSO

PB

 

 

Cwmdwla

Priest Weston

SO291965

SSO

BA

 

 

Dabler’s

Horsehay

SJ6708 

COC

CL

 

 

Dairy

Steeraway

SJ64280924

COC

CL

 

 

Daisy

Oakengates

SJ6809

COC

CL

 

 

Dales

The Lloyds

SJ682033

COC

CL

 

 

Dark Lane

Hollinswood

SJ707092

COC

CL

 

 

Davis

Old Park

SJ6909

COC

CL FE

 

 

Dawley

Horsehay

SJ6708 

COC

CL

 

 

Dawley Bank

Dawley

SJ6808 

COC

CL

 

 

Dawley Green

Dawley

SJ6807 

COC

CL

 

 

Dawley Old Engine

Lightmoor

SJ6805

COC

CL

 

 

Dawley Parva

Lightmoor

SJ6805

COC

see Dawley Old Engine

 

 

Dawley Road

Horsehay

SJ6708

COC

CL

 

 

Day Level

Donnington

SJ6914

COC

DR

 

 

Daywall

Gobowen

SJ295346

NSC

CL

 

 

Deep

Broseley

SJ683016

COC

RC

 

 

Deep Granville

Wombridge

SJ6912

COC

see Wombridge

 

 

Deepfield

Dawley

SJ684064

COC

CL

 

 

Deerleap

Broseley

SJ667017

COC

FC

 

 

Derbyshire Level

Ketley

SJ6811

COC

DR

 

 

Dingle

Middletown

SJ3012

SSO

CA

 

 

Dingle

The Lloyds

SJ693031

COC

see New Hill Pit

 

 

Do Well

New Works

SJ6608

COC

CL FE

 

 

Dog

Morda

SJ276277

NSC

see British

 

 

Dog-in-Lane

Coalmoor

SJ6707 

COC

see Wellington Road

 

 

Dongey

Morda

SJ276277

NSC

see British

 

 

Donnington

Donnington

SJ7113

COC

CL FE

 

 

Donnington Wood

Donnington

SJ7012 

COC

CL

 

 

Doseley

Doseley

SJ6706

COC

CL

 

 

Doseley Bridge

Doseley

SJ6706 

COC

see Doseley

 

 

Double

Broseley

SJ6802

COC

CL

 

 

Doughty’s

Jackfield

SJ682029

COC

see Alders Meadow

 

 

Downton Hall

Middleton

SO529781

SSO

LI

 

 

Drayton

Donnington

SJ7113

COC

CL FE

 

 

Drenewydd

Oswestry

SJ3130

NSC

CL

 

 

Drepewood

Clive

SJ514239

NSO

see Clive

 

 

Drill

Morda

SJ286277

NSC

CL

 

 

Dryton

Dryton

SJ58550636

COC

CL

 

 

Dumplings

Knowbury

SO5875

CHC

CL

 

 

Dunge Clay

Broseley

SJ684013

COC

RC

 

 

Dunge Fireclay

Broseley

SJ680010

COC

CL FC

 

 

Eardington Deep

Eardington

SO715899

FWC

CL

 

 

Eardiston

Eardiston

SJ36552460

NSO

see Rednal

 

 

Earnwood

Buttonbridge

SO7380

FWC

CL

 

 

East Grit

Shelve

SO327980

SSO

see Grit

 

 

East Roman Gravels

Hope

SJ337002

SSO

AG BA CA PB ZN

 

 

East Shelve

Shelve

SO33959917

SSO

PB

 

 

East White Grit

Shelve

SO327980

SSO

see Grit

 

 

East Wotherton

Wotherton

SJ287001

SSO

BA

 

 

Eastridge Wood

Snailbeach

SJ38820219

SSO

PB

 

 

Edgmond

Edgmond

SJ714193

LIL

LI

 

 

Edward’s Piece

Hadley

SJ6712

COC

CL

 

 

Ercall View

Lawley

SJ6708 

COC

CL FE

 

 

Eudon George

Glazeley

SO690892

FWC

CL

 

 

Exley’s

Coalport

SJ707014

COC

RC

 

 

Fair Lady

Ketley Bank

SJ6810 

COC

CL FE

 

 

Fair View

Abdon

SO5987

CHC

CL FE

 

 

Fair View

Dawley

SJ6807

COC

CL

 

 

Fair View

Lawley

SJ6708 

COC

CL FC FE

 

 

Fair VIew

Red Lake

SJ6810 

COC

CL RC

 

 

Fairfield

Lawley

SJ6809

COC

CL

 

 

Far Gatten

Bridges

SO38579852

SSO

BA

 

 

Farden

Farden

SO5775

CHC

FC

 

 

Farley

Farley

SJ38240768

SHC

CL

 

 

Farm

Horsehay

SJ6707 

COC

CL

 

 

Fault

Whatsill

SO6076

CHC

CL

 

 

Ferriday’s

Priorslee

SJ7110

COC

CL FC FE

 

 

Fiery Fields

Broseley

SJ6801

COC

CL

 

 

Fish House

Broseley

SJ677025

COC

CL

 

 

Flannog

St Martins

SJ325397

NSC

CL

 

 

Fletcher & Jones’

Madeley

SJ6803

COC

CL

 

 

Forge

Hinkshay

SJ6907

COC

CL

 

 

Forge Meadow

Old Park

SJ6907

COC

CL

 

 

Foster’s

Halesfield

SJ7005

COC

CL FE

 

 

Foxhole

Shelve

SO327980

SSO

see Grit

 

 

Foxholes Wood

Ironbridge

SJ6603

COC

CL

 

 

Freehold

Donnington

SJ717134

COC

CL FE

 

 

Frodesley

Frodesley

SJ50610192

SHC

CL

 

 

Furnace

Madeley

SJ6803

COC

CL FE

 

 

Furnace

Weston Rhyn

SJ293363

NSC

see Preesgwyn