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The colliery is located to the NW of Pleasley village on the north side of the river Meden which forms the boundary between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire at this point.  It lies 3 miles (4.8km) north of Mansfield and 9 miles (14.5km) south of Chesterfield. 

It is situated at about 500ft (152m) above sea level. The colliery is aligned  on a NE-SW axis following the trend of the valley and about 130ft (39.5m) above the valley bottom.

From the South it commands a prominent position on the skyline, although less so now than when the pit-tip behind it was smaller and both chimney stacks were in place.

Pleasley Colliery from the south

Pleasley Colliery from the South-West

Grid reference

SK49846435

National Monument No:

21660

Opening times

Everyday 10:00 am  -  2:00 pm.

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    Sat Nav - Post Code:      NG19 7PH

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