Mossfield Colliery, Longton

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Date:October 1962

Description:Mossfield Colliery looking west from Dividy Lane. Sunk in the 1850s, with up to four shafts, the mine closed in 1963. The prominent spoil tip has been profiled and landscaped and forms part of the 1970s Berryhill Fields reclamation project. It is linked to Park Hall Country Park by the Mossfield Greenway. The colliery was located near Adderley Green near Longton with shafts over a quarter of a mile deep. the mine produced steam coal, coal for industry such as bottle oven and household coal. The main seam was the Cockshead Seam, up to 8 feet thickness of "clean coal". The colliery site is now part of an industrial estate.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/234-02 (204/38848)

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