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D3297

Blackton Colliery

Baldersdale

54.555836, -2.108142

Opened:

1921

Closed:

1927

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

20 Oct 2021

Owners: 

Butterknowle & Cockfield Coal Co. (1921)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

There are several traces of early mining at this site. At least two shafts, a level and a short length of railway are still here. These are probably of 18th or 19th century date.

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

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