Middridge, nr Shildon
9 Dec 2021
Weardale Iron & Coal Co. (1880s), National Coal Board (1947), R. & A Young Mining Ltd. (1980s)
HER Info (unless otherwise noted)
Sunk in 1972 by Weardale Iron & Coal Co. Closed in 1921
Note - DMM indicates site lasted longer, though shows as disused on Ordnance Survey maps.
Ordnance Survey, 1898
Likely Charles Pit, undated. Source: Stewart Smith, Facebook
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