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Collieries in
Northumberland and Durham

Compiled by Brian Pears

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The entries on these pages contain some or all of the following data:-

  1. Name of colliery or pit and place or district.
  2. Alternative names.
  3. Pits or shafts which are part of the colliery.
  4. Opening date.
  5. Closing date.
  6. Owners.
  7. Notes.
  8. Location:
    1. Ordnance Survey Landranger Sheet Number.
    2. Grid Reference - 4, 6, 8 or 10-figure.
    3. Latitude.
    4. Longtitude.
    5. Distance in miles (to the nearest half mile) and in kilometres (to the nearest Km) from the nearest of Berwick-upon-Tweed (Royal Border Bridge), Alnwick (Castle), Newcastle-upon-Tyne (Tyne Bridge) or Middlesbrough (Tees Viaduct).

This data is far from complete and additional information is always welcome. I can be contacted at Please do NOT send me queries regarding collieries listed here. Such queries should instead be addressed to the NORTHUMBRIA or the COALMINERS mailing list.

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