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Barcus Close Colliery

Burnopfield

54.915300, -1.735824

Opened:

20th c

Closed:

1966

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

12 Jul 2022

Owners: 

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

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

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.

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

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