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Bensham Colliery

Bensham, Gateshead

54.953295,-1.618199

Opened:

Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021

Redeveloped

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Owners: 

Description (or HER record listing)

Opened before 1743. There was an explosion in 1710 which killed up to 80 people.

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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