Kingshill Colliery No 2

Location type

Mine

Name and dates

Kingshill Colliery No 2 (1931-1963)

Description

This colliery (1931-1963) was located at the far west extent of the Wilsontown Branch (Caledonian Railway) on a mineral line opened for the colliery which branched from the 1869 Climpy Colliery extension of the Wilsontown line.

Kingshill No 2 was west of Wilsontown and east of Kingshill Colliery No 1 and Kingshill Colliery No 3.

Tags

Colliery mine 10/02/2020

Dates

  /  /1920Wilsontown Branch (Caledonian Railway)
The Line was extended about this date (probably 1927/8) 3.5 miles west to Kingshill Colliery No 2. There was already a short section open between Wilsontown and to the west of Climpy Road to Climpy Colliery.