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Marden Coal Mine

Marsden, North Tyneside

Marsden, North Tyneside


Last Updated:

22 Sept 2021


HER Info

The Northumberland County History asserts that "mention is made of coal mines belonging to the priory at Merden, or Marden, in 1316 (sic)...", though the prior's coal workings at Marden are said to have been destroyed in 1315 by a Scottish army which actually got as far as the priory.

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

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