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Chirton Colliery

North Shields, North Tyneside

55.007492,-1.444110

Shields Colliery

Opened:

Closed:

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

7 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Opened in 1755. There were three other pits - Engine Pit NZ 357 682, Hope Pit and Prospect Pit.

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

Chirton Colliery. Source: Billy Embleton, Flickr

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