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Benton Colliery

Benton, Newcastle

55.000633,-1.578175

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Closed:

Redeveloped

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Last Updated:

6 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Benton Colliery is shown as Benton Old Pit on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey plan, indicating that it was out of use by 1895. Opened before 1760.

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

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