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Wooley Colliery

nr Crook

54.741001, -1.724649

Opened:

19th c

Closed:

1963

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

27 Jun 2022

Owners: 

Joseph Pease & Partners (1860s)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Wooley Colliery, near Stanley Crook was recorded as being owned by Joseph Pease & Partners in the 1860s. In 1948 there were 685 people employed at the collier (581 working below ground and 104 on the surface). Wooley Colliery closed in 1963. - Co-Curate

Ordnance Survey, 1890s

Ordnance Survey, 1890s

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

Wooley Colliery, undated. Unknown Source

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