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New Penshaw Pit

Penshaw, Sunderland

54.878230,-1.500349

Opened:

Closed:

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

New Painshaw Pit, sunk in 1792 and closed 1833. Depicted but not named on Bell's coalfield map of 1843. Tithe plan labels this area as 'waggonway, houses, gardens, pit and waste'. Site of explosion in 1822.

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

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