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D3649

Bishop Middleham Colliery

Bishop Middleham

54.675203,-1.479717

Opened:

1846

Closed:

1936

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

18 Oct 2021

Owners: 

Bolckow, Vaughan & Co. Ltd. (1880s), Dorman Long (1923 -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Bishop Middleham Colliery was in use from 1845 and was owned by Dorman Long and Co, who also owned Island Farm. It was eventually amalgamated with Mainsforth Colliery.

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

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