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New Penshaw Pit

Penshaw, Sunderland

54.878230,-1.500349

Opened:

Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

Redeveloped

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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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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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