3 Sept 2021
Marquis of Bute (1799 - 1890) Consett Iron Co. Ltd (1890 - 1947) National Coal Board (1947-)
Opened in 1799. Chopwell Colliery opened in 1781, closed November 1966. Owned by Marquis of Bute, taken over in 1890 by Consett Iron Company Ltd until the National Coal Board took it over in 1947.
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