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3439

Blaydon Main Colliery

Blaydon, Gateshead

54.961621,-1.718240

Mary Pit

Opened:

Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

6 Sept 2021

Redeveloped

Condition:

Owners: 

G.H Ramsay (1850s), Messrs. Ramsay & Co (1860s), George H. Ramsay & Son (1880s), Stella Coal Co. (1880s -)

Description (or HER record listing)

Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows that Blaydon Main Colliery was served by the Blaydon Main Wagonway (HER ref. 3442). This is possibly the Mary Pit, known from documentary evidence which opened after 1853 and closed before 1895.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Works Photograph, date unknown. Source: Science Museum Group

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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