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Garesfield Colliery

Thornley, Gateshead

54.934654,-1.751218

Number 2 Pit

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Marquis of Bute (1860s), Consett Iron Co. Ltd. (1890s), National Coal Board (1947-)

HER Info

Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows the position of Garesfield Colliery, Number 2 Pit. Opened by the Marquis of Bute, later Consett Iron Company Ltd, and from 1947 the National Coal Board.

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

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