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New Penshaw Pit

Penshaw, Sunderland

54.878230,-1.500349

Redeveloped

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

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HER Info

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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