Location 384
Location #384 - Shepherds Creek Coal Mine
Map 11



Pigroot Gully


Location #384 - Shepherds Creek Coal Mine Pigroot Gully / Shepherds Creek. In the north face of the terrace between Pigroot and Adam's Gullies.

Still Standing


Underground workings may still exist however the portal has been closed off.

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Interested Parties

The table below shows the groups of people that had an interest in this property, either as owners, residents, tenants or shareholders. Clicking on the 'Details' link will display a list of the individuals in the group along with any known historical information about them.

Group Date Description
1 1902 - 1910 The Cromwell and Bannockburn Colliery Company Details
2 1927 - 1949 J Hodson (1) Details
3 1949 - 1952 S Hewison syndicate Details


The table below shows any historical notes about the location.

Note Date Short Description Note Text
3293 Unknown General notes. A survey plan of location #248 produced by Mr G A Blaikie (surveyor) of Gore also shows location #384. It may have been used as a ventilation drive.
3294 Unknown General notes. The only information on this 'mine' appears on photo #1156 which is a survey plan covering the period of 1902 - 1943 with various mine surveys of the Shepherds Creek mines (#243, #248 and #249). It shows location #384 as maybe being a secondary access drive into location #248 which is situated in Pigroot Gully. It is shown as a portal symbol. The survey lines red (for underground) and black (for surface ground) meet at a peg situated at the portal symbol. The author has not been able to date the portal.
3295 1902 General notes. In 1902, the Shepherds Creek No 1 mine (location #248) was opened up by Mr G A Gillanders for the Coal Company - see location #248 for mire information about this mine.


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Image Id Source Date Short Description
2416 Paul Crump - Bannockburn c1902-1943 Secondary access drive into Shepherds Creek coal mine View Image