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Blaydon Main Colliery

Blaydon, Gateshead

54.96493,-1.72353

Milner Pit

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Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

6 Sept 2021

Reclaimed

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Description (or HER record listing)

The Milner Pit is not marked on the first edition Ordnance Survey plan (c.1855), but does appear on the second edition in 1896. It exploited the Hodge or Camel Seam. It had disappeared by 1919.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Works Photograph, date unknown. Source: Science Museum Group

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Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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