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11643

Coal Mine, High Spen

High Spen, Gateshead

54.934873,-1.796320

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Closed:

Reclaimed

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Last Updated:

6 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Post medieval coal mining site, with tramway, drift (HER 6945 and 6947) mine shaft and ventilation shaft visible as earthworks and structures on air photographs of 1947. Levelled mostly by 1977.

'Sketches of The Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham' T.H.Hair, published in 1844

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