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Coxlodge Colliery

Coxlodge, Newcastle

55.017999,-1.630310

Bower Pit

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Bell & Brandling (1850s), Joshua Bower (1860s), Owners of Burradon & Coxlodge Collieries (1880s), N.G Lambert & Co. (1880s)

HER Info

Opened before 1821, closed 1894. Coxlodge Colliery had three pits Bower Pit, Jubilee or North Pit and Regent or Engine Pit. Owners of the colliery in the 1850s were Bell and Brandling, then Joshua Bower, then Burradon and Coxlodge Colliers, and lastly NG Lambert & Co. An explosion on 6 March 1863 killed 19 people.

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

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