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Willington Old Engine Pit

Wallsend, North Tyneside

55.00945,-1.50509

Redeveloped

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

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HER Info

An Old Engine Pit, presumably a Coal Mine, is shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, but it is not clear whether it was working at that time (c.1858). This may have been the Engine Pit opened in 1775 "at Willington" by Messrs Bells and Brown.

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

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