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Penshaw Colliery

Penshaw, Sunderland

54.866879,-1.498841

E Pit

Redeveloped

Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Lady F. A. Vane Londonderry (1850s), George Elliot & Co. (1860s), Sir George Elliot (1880s)

HER Info

Depicted on the 1815 Vane Tempest estate map and on Bell's Coalfield map (1843). It was connected by a waggonway branch line, partly shared with Mill Pit running NW to link with the Tempest/Londonderry line. Probably redundant by 1862.

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

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