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Chirton Coal Mine

Chirton, North Tyneside

Chirton, North Tyneside

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3 Sept 2021

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13 Sept 2021

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Description (or HER record listing)

The Northumberland County History suggests the priors of Tynemouth worked or let out coal pits in the Chirton area. There is, however, not another published reference until 1633 when the Crown granted to William Scriven and William Eden the coal mines of East and Middle Chirton.

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