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6998

South Biddick Colliery

Biddick, Washington

54.884310,-1.526069

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Reclaimed

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Last Updated:

5 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Opened before 1794. An explosion on 16 April 1766, killed 27 miners. Exact location of colliery not known.

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

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