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Glebe Colliery

Glebe, Washington

4.899747,-1.519410

Opened:

Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

Washington Coal Co. Ltd. (1904 - 1947), National Coal Board (1947 -)

Description (or HER record listing)

Opened in 1904, closed on 4 August 1972. Owned by the Washington Coal Company Ltd and from 1947 the National Coal Board. An explosion on 20 February 1908 killed 14 miners.

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