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D55472

South Garesfield Colliery

Rowlands Gill

54.909712,-1.755853

Friarside or North Lintz Colliery

Opened:

1865

Closed:

1960

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

11 Nov 2021

Owners: 

Mrs C. M. Richardson (1880s), South Garesfield Colliery Co. Ltd. (1890s), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Also known as South Garesfield Colliery and North Lintz colliery. Opened in 1765, closed 1960.(1) Mapped points are for the drifts and a demolished colliery house.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

South Garesfield Colliery, 1892. Source: Beamish Museum Jack Uren Collection

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