Mow Cop Colliery

Mow Cop colliery has quite a history, however much of this to me is a mystery. Before I begin my ramblings I am asking if anyone knows about the colliery then please let me know.

The mine was located just off Church Lane along the route of the Towerhill Tramway. The Footrill was started in 1869 and was owned by Viggars & Co. By 1896 it had been taken over by A. Booth & Co.

The Mine worked the Winnpenny, Bullhurst and seams that ran North and were also mined at The Falls colliery