full size.png

7000

Watergate Colliery

Lobley Hill, Gateshead

54.933340,-1.654664

Opened:

Closed:

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

14 Oct 2021

Owners: 

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

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

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

Have we missed something, made a mistake, or have something to add? Contact us

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

HER information as described above is reproduced under the basis the resource is free of charge for education use. It is not altered unless there are grammatical errors. 

icon0821.png

Historic Maps provided by

nls-logo.png

Version 1.0