New Penshaw Pit
3 Sept 2021
8 Sept 2021
Description (or HER record listing)
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.
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Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past
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