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D48102

Bearpark Coal Mine

Bearpark, Durham

54.790043, -1.612468

Opened:

Closed:

1465

1470

Entry Created:

18 Oct 2021

Last Updated:

18 Oct 2021

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

William Herynger

Description (or HER record listing)

In 1465, William Herynger and his associates, sank at pit and built an aqueduct for the purposes of extracting coal at the Bearpark Estate. The records indicate that Herynger and Co. were paid for coal extraction at the pit until 1470 when reference to the mine ceases (1). The exact location and extent of the mine is not known.

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