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7000

Watergate Colliery

Lobley Hill, Gateshead

54.933340,-1.654664

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

14 Oct 2021

Owners: 

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

HER Info

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

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

Watergate Colliery, undated, Source: Sunniside History Society

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