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D16074

Sherburn Hill Colliery

Sherburn Hill

54.776967,-1.479754

Opened:

1831 or 1835

Closed:

1964

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

22 Dec 2021

Owners: 

Earl of Durham (1835), Lambton Collieries (1890s), Sit. B Samuelson & Co. (1914), Dorman Long (1923), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Opened 1831 and later formed part of Lambton Collieries Ltd. Ran two shafts and worked Busty, Five Quarter, Main Coal seams. Closed 1964.

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

Sherburn Hill Colliery, date unknown. Source: Durham Mining Communities, Facebook

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