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Dunston Colliery

Dunston, Gateshead

54.957399,-1.643744

Opened:

Closed:

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

Owners: 

John Bowes & Partners Ltd. (1890s), Dunston Garsfield Collieries Ltd. (1940s -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Shown on 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map. Opened in 1875, closed in 1876, reopened in 1891 and finally closed for the last time in December 1947. It was opened by John Bowes & Partners Ltd, and later owned by Dunston Garesfield Colleries Ltd.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Dunston Colliery, date unknown. Source: Ken Fitzpatrick, Facebook

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