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D16282

Castle Eden Colliery

Castle Eden

54.735486,-1.322090

Opened:

1842

Closed:

1959

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

22 Oct 2021

Owners: 

Richard Greenwell & Co. (1840), Messrs. Cook & Co. (1850s), Castle Eden Coal Co. (1879), Horden Collieries Ltd. (1900), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Sunk in 1840 by Richard Greenwell, with changing ownership up until closure in 1959 (1-3).

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Castle Eden Colliery, 1900. Source: ppparchive.durham.gov.uk

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