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D48102

Bearpark Coal Mine

Bearpark, Durham

54.790043, -1.612468

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

18 Oct 2021

Owners: 

William Herynger

HER Info

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.

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

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