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Walbottle Colliery

Newburn, Newcastle

54.979483, -1.727105

Opened:

Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

16 Mar 2022

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

J. Lamb, Potters, Jobling's Trustees (1850s), R. O. Lamb (1860s), Terale & Kirton (1880s), Kirton, Rowell & Dodd (1880s), Walbottle Coal & Firebrick Co. (1890s), Lemington Colliery Co. Ltd. (1930s)

Description (or HER record listing)

Walbottle Colliery. Opened before 1828. The earliest pit may have been Duke Pit (HER 3930), which could be as early as 1740. The other pits were Blucher Pit (HER 3939), Coronation Pit (HER 3984), George Pit, Percy Pit, Union Pit (NZ 177 674) and Wellington Pit (NZ 177 674). Owners in the 1850s were J. Lamb, Potters and Joblings Trustees, then R.O. Lamb, then Terale & Kirton, later Kirton, Rowell & Dodd, Walbottle Coal and Firebrick Co and lastly Lemington Colliery Co ltd.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Aerial view of Walbottle Colliery

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A second aerial view of Walbottle Colliery

A second aerial view of Walbottle Colliery

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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