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Elswick Colliery

Elswick, Newcastle

54.972104,-1.641499

Redeveloped

Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021

Owners: 

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

HER Info

Elswick Colliery. Opened before 1828. It is not shown on the 2nd edition OS mapping of 1895, however a John Thomas Miller was still working at the colliery in December 1896. Owned by Elswick Colliery Company and then Elswick Coal Company Ltd. There were 3 other associated pits - North Elswick Pit (HER 4076), Mill Pit and Wortley/Engine Pit, which was sunk in 1805.

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

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