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D1777

Escomb, coal mine

Escomb

54.663789, -1.709742

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8 Nov 2021

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HER Info

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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