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6939

Derwent Crook Colliery

Low Fell, Gateshead

54.938000,-1.605929

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Lord Ravensworth & Co. (1840s -)

HER Info

Opened before 1746. There were two other pits - George Pit (NZ 253 595) and Thomas Pit (NZ 252 599). Owned by Lord Ravensworth & Partners. In 1819 a boring was put down below Low Main Seam to the Beaumont and Lower Coal Seams.

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

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