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Willington Colliery

Wallsend, North Tyneside

54.99756,-1.51125

Low Pit

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Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021

Redeveloped

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Description (or HER record listing)

The 1st edition OS mapping shows boilers and a reservoir within the site. Willington Colliery was opened in 1806 by Messrs Bell & Co. The colliery contributed to the running costs of the Friar's Goose Engine in Gateshead which pumped water out of the workings on either side of the Tyne (see HER 1012).

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