On the banks of the River Severn, between Bewdley and Bridgenorth,
six miles from the former, and eight from the latter.
To be permanteraly sold by Auction
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, the 12th., 13th., and 14th.,
day of January 1824,
All the machinery used upon the said colliery, as also the stock
and utensils of every description - consisting of a lifting engine,
of 20 horsepower, with boiler, winch, blocks, ropes, and all other
necessary apparatus with 120 yards of 8 inch pumps in three lifts,
working barrels, &c., &c., complete; also two winding
engines, of 7 horsepower each, with tackle for the same, and a
flat rope about 170 yards long, nearly new; a large quantity of
iron rail-ways, turnings, partings, and sleepers, coal wagons,
weighing machines, smiths anvil and bellows, a great variety of
useful utensils and timber, suitable for coalworks; a thrashing
machine; two well built Severn barges, in good repair, one called
the Sarah Myton the other the Bridget, each 60 tons burthen with
their masts, yards, sails, rigging, and requisite stores; a variety
of spare articles suitable for barges, numerous tools for the
use of colliery, kitchen range and grates, a draughting mare,
two iron bookcases, writing desk, counting house fixtures, and
innumerable other effects, which will be fully particularised
in catalogues in due time of Mr.A.Knox, overseers of the works;
at the George, Bewdley; Talbot, Cleobury Mortimer; Royal Hotel,
Bridgenorth; Lion, Kidderminster; Lion, Wolverhampton; and of
the auctioneer, Worcester.
The sale will commence at 10 o'clock each morning, on account
of the great number of lots.
The engines and articles used in the colliery will be sold on
Monday and Tuesday; the barges and articles connected there with,
counting house fixtures &c., &c., on Wednesday.