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16808

Laidler's Pit, Penshaw

Penshaw, Sunderland

54.877472,-1.505038

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3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

Reclaimed

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Description (or HER record listing)

Coal pit (two shafts) shown in Keelman's Field, Penshaw on the 1775 Tempest estate map as two adjacent bell pit shafts. Formed part of Pensher Colliery. Laidler's Pit labelled on Bell's Coalfield Map 1843 but not on the 1st edition OS. May have actually been out of use by 1820 superseded by the D (HER 3099) and E pits (HER 3107) at White Field and Wharton Row (later Shiney Row).

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