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new housing estate. Ince. Old colliery and forge
Started by: Aus65 (9) Report abuse
Does anyone know the location of this site,and the name of the pit and forge.

Posted by: tonker (21319)   Report abuse
At the end of Laburnum avenue, off Ince Green Lane, in Ince.

Posted by: SoniaB (112) Report abuse
I think this might be the old Ince Moss colliery site,also known as Amberswood.

Posted by: SoniaB (112) Report abuse
I think the old Ince Forge later became Gullick Dobson, and after that Dobson Park.

Posted by: Aus65 (9) Report abuse
Many thanks for that SoniaB,always interested in old shafts.Joe ex-St .Pats.

Posted by: tonker (21319)   Report abuse
It was Moss Hall Colliery.
Here's a picture of the site entrance. The land on the left, between Laburnum and the lines, is where the canal used to be. It was sold last year at Pugh's auction. I suspect it was purchased in association with this proposed development.

Posted by: Aus65 (9) Report abuse
Thanks for the photo,I remember a walled mine when worked at Gullicks in the sixties. Joe. N.Z


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