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Benwell Colliery

Elswick, Newcastle

54.964154,-1.647717

Beaumont Pit

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Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

6 Sept 2021

Redeveloped

Condition:

Owners: 

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

Description (or HER record listing)

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

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