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Swalwell Garesfield Colliery

Swalwell, Gateshead

54.955683,-1.681739

Opened:

Closed:

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

5 Sept 2021

Owners: 

George R Ramsay (1890s), Dunston Garesfield Collieries Ltd. (1900s -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Swalwell Colliery is shown on Ordnance Survey second edition map. Closed August 1940. There were two pits, Edith Pit and Henry Pit. Owners were George R. Ramsay and later Dunston Garesfield Colleries Ltd.

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

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