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Coal Workings, Lands Wood

Winlaton, Gateshead

54.945576,-1.715829

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Reclaimed

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8 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Wooded area containing dispersed shafts with collars of spoil and also the earthwork remains of a horse-drawn waggonway. The shafts may date from 1551-1581, but are more likely to have been Silvertop's workings of 1728.

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

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