Borehole Pit, Birtley
3 Sept 2021
4 Jul 2023
Description (or HER record listing)
Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows the position of Borehole Pit (Coal).
NEHL - Little else is known about this pit and whether it was associated with another colliery. Little remains of this pit except discoloration of the ground where the capped shaft is likely extant under the soil.
Ordnance Survey, 1896
Borehole Pit stood in the left of this image under the roundabout. Taken in 2023.
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