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Hylton Colliery

Hylton, Sunderland

54.91834,-1.43140

Castletown Colliery

Opened:

Closed:

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

14 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Opened 1900, closed 13 July 1979. Sinking started in 1897. There were three pits - East Pit, South Pit and West Pit. The owners were Wearmouth Coal Company LTD until the National Coal Board took over in 1947.

Ordnance Survey 1898

Ordnance Survey 1898

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

Hylton Colliery, date unknown. Source: Searlecanada.org

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