Victoria colliery, Black Bull, Biddulph (1850-1982). The colliery was started in 1850 and in 1898 work commenced on widening and deepening the Magpie shaft. The work was completed in 1900 and the pit renamed Victoria. After closure in 1982, the 6ft diameter balance rope pulley wheels were donated to Biddulph Council, and were erected outside the town hall. Shown the demise of Victoria in October 1983.

Colliery Map