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D48103

Aldin Grange, coal workings

Bearpark, Durham

54.783434, -1.583495

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18 Oct 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

There is documentary evidence for medieval coal mine at Aldin Grange in the 1460s and later. The workings at Aldin Grange are said to have provided the priory at Durham with the majority of its coal requirement (1). The exact location and extent of the workings is not known.

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

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