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Whickham Colliery

Whickham, Gateshead

54.945684,-1.685329

Whickhambanks Colliery

Opened:

Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

6 Sept 2021

Redeveloped

Condition:

Owners: 

James Snowball (1860s), James Snowball & Sons (1880s), Hannington & Co. (1890s -)

Description (or HER record listing)

Whickhambanks Colliery. Owned by James Snowball, later Hannington & Co. Output was fireclay and household coal. In the 1890s it was absorbed into Axwell Park Colliery (HER 5986).

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