Elsecar Colliery Newcomen Engine, Barnsley
Elsecar Colliery Newcomen Engine, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S74 8HJ View on map
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.
Daily: 10am - 4pm (except Christmas day). Tours inside the Engine by prior arrangement or advertised tour dates.
- Open on Heritage Open Day
Car: M1, J36, follow brown signs (2 miles). Rail: Elsecar Railway Station (3/4 miles). Bus:
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes