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Watergate Colliery

Lobley Hill, Gateshead

54.933340,-1.654664

Opened:

Closed:

Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

14 Oct 2021

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

Priestman Collieries (1924 - 1947), National Coal Board (1947 -)

Description (or HER record listing)

Opened in 1924, closed on 20 August 1964. Owned by Priestman Colleries LTD until 1947 when the National Coal Board took over.

Watergate Colliery, undated, Source: Sunniside History Society

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