Headgear at Astley Green Colliery, Higher Green Lane, Astley Green, Tyldesley - Wigan

Pit head gear dating from 1912. The colliery site operates as a museum of coal mining, Lancashire Mining Museum. The Red Rose Steam Society manages the site on a lease from Wigan Council, and hopes to take forward a project to repair the headgear. Historic England has grant-aided an updated condition survey of the headgear, which will be used as the basis for specifying repairs. Repairing and maintaining the headgear will require significant investment.

Headgear at Astley Green Colliery, Higher Green Lane, Astley Green, Tyldesley - Wigan
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Astley Green Colliery: engine house and headgear
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1017061
    Local Planning Authority:
    Wigan
    Site Type:
    Industrial > Mining industry site

Location

    Building Name:
    Headgear at Astley Green Colliery
    Street Name:
    Higher Green Lane
    Locality:
    Astley Green, Tyldesley
    County:
    Greater Manchester
    District / Borough:
    Wigan
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Leigh
    Region:
    North West

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Not applicable
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Charity (heritage)
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II, LB grade II
    List Entry Number(s):
    1017061 and 1068445