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D1777

Escomb, coal mine

Escomb

54.663789, -1.709742

Opened:

1183

Closed:

Unknown

Unknown

Condition:

Last Updated:

8 Nov 2021

Owners: 

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

A medieval record dating to c.1183 records that coal mining took place in Escomb at this time. It says that the coal was used for iron working.

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

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