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3455

Garden Pit, Blaydon

Blaydon, Gateshead

54.957791,-1.702449

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Reclaimed

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Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

The Garden Pit is marked as an Air Shaft on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan and may have been part of Blaydon Main Colliery (Low Shibdon) (HER ref. 3457). It may have started out as a Pit but by 1856 was in use ventilating the main workings.

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

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