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Hill Pit, Birtley

Birtley

54.910347,-1.562496

Opened:

Closed:

Unknown

19th c

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

4 Jul 2023

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

Description (or HER record listing)

Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows the position of Hill Pit (Coal).

NEHL - Little is known about this pit and whether it was associated with Mount Moor slightly north. It was however abandoned by the 1890s.

Ordnance Survey, 1862

Ordnance Survey, 1862

Hill Pit was aptly located next to the hill shown in the centre of this photograph from 2023.

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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