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Horden Colliery

Horden

54.769490,-1.313788

Opened:

1900

Closed:

1986

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

4 Apr 2022

Owners: 

Horden Collieries Ltd (1900), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Horden Colliery is shown in early mapping of the 20th century. It had an aerial ropeway to dispose of waste in the sea.

Ordnance Survey, 1923

Ordnance Survey, 1923

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

Horden Colliery, undated. Source: Hartlepool Mail

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Another perspective of Horden Colliery, which was one of the largest and most modern mines in the country. Source: County Durham Development Plan, 1951. Kindly provided by Peter Laurence.

Another perspective of Horden Colliery, which was one of the largest and most modern mines in the country. Source: County Durham Development Plan, 1951. Kindly provided by Peter Laurence.

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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