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3846

Sheriff Hill Colliery

Sheriff Hill, Gateshead

54.935442,-1.584255

Ellison Main Colliery

Fanny Pit

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

5 Sept 2021

Owners: 

R. Foster & Co (1860s -)

HER Info

Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows the location of Fanny Pit (Coal). Part of Sheriff Hill Colliery, which opened in the 1780s and closed in 1895.

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

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