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Dunston Colliery

Dunston

54.957399,-1.643744

Opened:

Closed:

1875

1947

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

6 Dec 2022

Redeveloped

Condition:

Owners: 

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

Description (or HER record listing)

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

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

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Site of Dunston Colliery in 2022.

Site of Dunston Colliery in 2022.

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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