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3874

Ravensworth Ann Colliery

Birtley, Gateshead

54.911250,-1.579602

Street Pit

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

5 Sept 2021

Owners: 

W. W. Burdon & Co. (1850s), W.W. Burdon (1860s), Charles Perkins & Partners (1900s), Birtley Iron Co. (1910s), Pelaw Main Collieries Ltd. (1940s), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info

Street Pit (Coal). Ravensworth Ann Colliery (or Team Colliery) opened in 1726 and closed in 1973. Owners were WW Burdon, then AE Burdon, then Charles Perkins & Partners, Birtley Iron Company, Pelaw Main Colleries Ltd, then from 1947 the National Coal Board.

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

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