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Earsdon Colliery

Earsdon, North Tyneside

55.04027,-1.49465

George Pit

Grange Pit

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Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

Reclaimed

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Description (or HER record listing)

Air Shaft, south of Earsdon. Marked Air Shafts on 2nd edition OS mapping, which also shows expansion of spoil heaps around the shafts. This was part of Earsdon Colliery, which was opened in 1826 and closed in 1934. This particular pit opened in 1874.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

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