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D4721

South Derwent Colliery

Annfield Plain

54.858430,-1.744051

Opened:

19th c

Closed:

20th c

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

20 Jan 2022

Owners: 

Bainbridge, Kissop & Co. (1860s), R. Dickinson & Co. (1880s), South Derwent Coal Co. Ltd (1990s)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

On 1st Edition Ordnance Survey map the site is marked as having an old shaft.The 2nd Edition Ordnance Survey names South Derwent Colliery, and shows drifts to the east. The Carrmyers shaft appears to still be in production in 1923.

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

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