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Marquis of Bute (1802 - 1890) Consett Iron Co. Ltd (1890 - 1940)
Description (or HER record listing)
Opened in 1802 and closed in 1940. 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.
Ordnance Survey, 1898
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