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Barcus Close Colliery

Burnopfield

54.915300, -1.735824

Opened:

Closed:

20th c

1966

Entry Created:

12 Jul 2022

Last Updated:

12 Jul 2022

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

Barcus Close Coal Co. Ltd. (1910s), National Coal Board (1960s)

Description (or HER record listing)

NEHL - Barcus Close Colliery was a 20th century colliery which operated for around 50 years. The colliery was a substantial enterprise with various facilities and a tramway to the west, through there was no railway connection. Nowadays, the site has been reclaimed by woodland.

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