Information for record number MWA4408:
Site of Haunchwood Colliery NE of Whittleford

Summary The site of Haunchwood Colliery, where coal was mined, which was in use during the Imperial period. It was situated 800m north of Stockingford.
What Is It?  
Type: Mine, Colliery
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Nuneaton and Bedworth
District: Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 33 91
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 Site of Haunchwood Colliery marked on OS map of 1887.
2 A brief history of the Haunchwood Colliery Company which identifies two separate pits some distance apart (MWA5882 and MWA4408) , the former known as the Tunnel pit.

Source No: 2
Source Type: Desk Top Study
Title: Haunchwood Colliery and its railway sidings, and Haunchwood Brick and Tile Co.
Author/originator: John Brace
Date: 2015
Page Number:
Source No: 1
Source Type: Map
Title: Map 2500 1887
Author/originator: Ordnance Survey
Date: 1887
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: 2500
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument RAILWAY SIDING * A short piece of track lying parallel to the main railway line enabling trains and trucks to pass one another. Sidings can also be used to park trains which are not in use. back
monument TUNNEL * An underground channel with a vaulted roof. Use specific type where known. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument PIT * A hole or cavity in the ground, either natural or the result of excavation. Use more specific type where known. back
monument COLLIERY * A place where coal is mined. back
monument MINE * An excavation made in the earth for the purpose of digging out metallic ores, coal, salt, or precious stones etc. Use specific type where known. back

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