Elsecar Colliery Newcomen Engine, Barnsley

Elsecar Colliery Newcomen Engine, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S74 8HJ

Built in 1795. Designed to extract water from Elsecar New Colliery to allow the exploration of deeper coal seams. Ran from 1795 to 1923 when it was replaced by electric pumps. Only one of its kind to remain in its original location.

Opening Arrangements

Heritage Open Days and Fortnightly tour on Sundays during the Summer months. See website for further details.

Parking Spaces

300