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Chopwell Colliery

Chopwell, Gateshead

54.938614,-1.811970

Pennyhill Pit

Opened:

Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

7 Sept 2021

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

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

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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