Definition of Colliery. Meaning of Colliery. Synonyms of Colliery

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Definition of Colliery

Colliery
Colliery Col"lier*y, n.; pl. Collieries. [Cf. Coalery, Collier.] 1. The place where coal is dug; a coal mine, and the buildings, etc., belonging to it. 2. The coal trade. [Obs.] --Johnson.

Meaning of Colliery from wikipedia

- its structures are a colliery, a coal mine is a 'pit', and the above-ground structures are a 'pit head'. In Australia, "colliery" generally refers to...
- In 1984, the Yorkshire area had a total of 56 collieries. The last deep coal mine was Kellingley Colliery which closed on Friday 18 December 2015 signalling...
- Blackhall Colliery is a village on the North Sea coast of County Durham, in England. It is situated on the A1086 between Horden and Hartlepool. To the...
- Clipstone Colliery was a coal mine situated near the village of the same name on the edge of an area of Nottinghamshire known as “The Dukeries” because...
- was, alongside Cotgrave Colliery, one of two new collieries opened in the county of Nottinghamshire in the 1960s. The colliery was closed in 1993 and turned...
- Babbington Colliery, also known as Cinderhill Colliery, was a coal mine in Cinderhill, Nottinghamshire, England. The mine opened in 1841, and was the...
- 54.91444°N 1.38833°W / 54.91444; -1.38833 Monkwearmouth Colliery (or Wearmouth Colliery) was a major North Sea coal mine located on the north bank...
- Kellingley Colliery was a deep coal mine in North Yorkshire, England, 3.6 miles (5.8 km) east of Ferrybridge power station. It was owned and operated by...
- 53°29′49″N 1°25′05″W / 53.497°N 1.418°W / 53.497; -1.418 The Elsecar Collieries were the coal mines sunk in and around Elsecar, a small village to the...
- Steetley Colliery is a former colliery on the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire border. The Duke of Newcastle owned mineral rights in much of north Nottinghamshire...
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