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Walker Colliery

Walker, Newcastle

54.981755,-1.541772

East Pit

Redeveloped

Last Updated:

6 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Lambert & Co. (1850s), Walker Coal Co. Ltd. (1890s)

HER Info

East Pit (Coal). Shown on Oliver's Plan of 1840. Marked as an Old Shaft on the 2nd edition OS mapping. Walker Colliery opened before 1765 and closed in 1920. Owners were Lambert & Co (1850s), N.G. Lambert & Co and then Walker Coal Company Ltd.

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

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