22 Oct 2021
Prattman's Trustees (1850s), Butterknowle Coal Co. (1880s), New Butterknowle Colliery Co. (1900s)
Coal mines are recorded in this area as early as 1424. The remains of old slag heaps, shafts and opencast mining can be seen in the surrounding area. However, none of it appears to date back as far as the fifteenth century.
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