Web
Analytics
Report - - Clipstone Colliery Headstocks, Nottinghamshire, June 2010 | Industrial Sites | 28DaysLater.co.uk
  • Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections, plus Private & Local Groups and a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. However, creating an account allows you to search, post replies, start new threads, use bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems. Also, it removes some ads.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - Clipstone Colliery Headstocks, Nottinghamshire, June 2010



layz

Conquistador d'Wolverton
28DL Full Member
#1
Afternoon Guys,


Introduction
This site has been done many times before, and is a must see for any explorers in the locality. The weather was rather grim, and I must confess my fear of heights forced me to chicken out at the very end on the last ladder up to the very top :gay... but I’m still happy with the majority of the headstock I did climb, more than I would have done a year ago! ;)


History

The colliery was opened in 1922, and the shafts are 920m deep. The headstocks are 62m high and are the tallest in Europe, and possibly the third tallest in the world.



The headstocks dominate the village:
7a84e468.jpg




As high as I went
9541f87a.jpg




adf1dab8.jpg




00d6f5dd.jpg




The winding room:
02757db2.jpg




The control room:
03a1c575.jpg


Regards,
 

Similar threads