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4107

Benwell Colliery

Elswick, Newcastle

54.964154,-1.647717

Beaumont Pit

Opened:

Closed:

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

6 Sept 2021

Owners: 

W. Cochrane Carr (1880s), Elswick Coal Co. (1930s -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Beaumont Pit (Coal) is shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, but not on the 2nd edition. Sunk in 1809. Owned by W. Cochrane Carr Ltd and then by Elswick Coal Company Ltd in the 1930s.

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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