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D4679

Broom Colliery

Ferryhill

54.681799,-1.546168

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

21 Oct 2021

Owners: 

Unknown

HER Info

This is the site of Broom Colliery. It was out of use by 1898. Visible earthworks can still be seen in the area. A wagon way appears to have lead south and joined a railway running east to Ferryhill Station. The remains of two shafts can be seen. Broom Cottages to the north of this site may well have been connected to the mine.

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

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