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Seaham Colliery

Seaham

54.839939,-1.361767

The Nack, New Seaham Colliery

High Pit

Opened:

1849

Closed:

1988

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

17 Nov 2021

Owners: 

Lord Londonderry (1849), Lady Londonderry (1850s), National Coal Board (1947 - 1986), British Coal (1986 - 1988)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

The remains of a the headstock of Seaham High Pit Colliery used to stand at this site.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Seaham Colliery, just before demolition. Source: Seaham Colliery, Facebook

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Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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