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Ravensworth Manor Coal Mine

Lobley Hill, Gateshead



Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021


HER Info

In 1356 Sir John Lumley granted to Sir Robert Umfravill "the site, demesne, park, meadows and pasture of the manor of Raueneshelme, which Eleanor, who was wife of Richard Fitz-Marmaduke, holds for life and of which Sir John has the reversion. To hold for one year and six weeks after the death of the said Eleanor, taking in that time as much coal there as can be worked by four men in one pit".

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

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