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Elswick Colliery

Fenham, Newcastle

54.979979,-1.649713

North Elswick Pit

Opened:

Closed:

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Elswick Colliery Co. (1860s), Elswick Coal Co. Ltd. (1890s)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

North Elswick Pit (Coal). Part of Elswick Colliery (HER 4098). Opened before 1828. Owned by Elswick Colliery Company and then Elswick Coal Company Ltd. There were 2 other associated pits - Mill Pit and Wortley/Engine Pit, which was sunk in 1805.

Ordnance Survey, 1864

Ordnance Survey, 1864

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

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