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Demolition of Clipstone Colliery, off Mansfield Road, Clipstone, 2007

Originally owned by the Bolsover Colliery Company, it passed to ownership of the National Coal Board in 1947. The colliery was closed in April 2003 and demolished in Autumn 2007, of which this is one of a series of pictures showing the remains of the colliery; see PTPN000073 to PTPN000091. The headstocks are regarded as the tallest in Europe and the third tallest in the world, are Grade 2 Listed s…