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Medomsley, Swallow Pits

Medomsley

54.888943, -1.815550

Opened:

Closed:

19th c

19th c

Entry Created:

11 Jul 2022

Last Updated:

11 Jul 2022

Reclaimed

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Description (or HER record listing)

NEHL - Two shafts are shown as working on the 1857 Ordnance Survey just north of the village of Medomsley. Facilities were rudimentary and coal was likely extracted by hand. By the 1898 Ordnance Survey the mine was disused and later disappeared.

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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