Beams Wheels Pit
3 Sept 2021
8 Sept 2021
Edward Hogg (1880s), Atherton & Snowdon (1890s)
Description (or HER record listing)
Farnacres Colliery was served by the Team Colliery Wagonway (SMR 3741). Also called Beams Wheels Pit. Sinking began in 1840. Owned by Hogg, Atherton and Snowdon. On 23 October 1840 5 people drowned in the pit.
Ordnance Survey, 1862
Farnacres Cottages with colliery nearby. Source: gatesheadhistory.com
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