High Thornley, Gateshead
3 Sept 2021
Marquis of Bute (1860s), Consett Iron Co. Ltd. (1890s), National Coal Board (1947-)
First Pit - part of Garesfield Colliery (HER 3372). Opened circa 1800, closed 29 January 1960. Owned by Marquis of Bute, then Consett Iron Company Ltd, and from 1947 the National Coal Board.
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