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Walbottle Colliery

Walbottle, Newcastle

55.002462,-1.724221

Coronation Pit

Opened:

Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

6 Sept 2021

Redeveloped

Condition:

Owners: 

J. Lamb, Potters, Jobling's Trustees (1850s), R. O. Lamb (1860s), Terale & Kirton (1880s), Kirton, Rowell & Dodd (1880s), Walbottle Coal & Firebrick Co. (1890s), Lemington Colliery Co. Ltd. (1930s)

Description (or HER record listing)

Walbottle Colliery, Coronation Pit. The 2nd edition OS mapping shows an expansion of this site. Opened in 1820 and called Coronation Pit to mark the coronation of George IV. A village grew up around the pit. Walbottle Colliery (HER 4229) opened before 1828. Owners in the 1850s were J. Lamb, Potters and Joblings Trustees, then R.O. Lamb, then Terale & Kirton, later Kirton, Rowell & Dodd, Walbottle Coal and Firebrick Co and lastly Lemington Colliery Co ltd. Blucher Pit closed in 1867 but was reopened in 1900 by the Throckley Coal Company, the owners of pits at Heddon, Throckley and Newburn.

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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