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D8332

Eden Colliery

Leadgate

54.862868,-1.792421

Opened:

1844

Closed:

1980

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

8 Nov 2021

Owners: 

E. Richardson (1844, 1850s), Derwent Iron Co. (1840s), Consett Iron Co. Ltd (1840s), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

This is the site of the Eden Colliery; collieries used to be widespread in County Durham. They are of archaeological interest many having been demolished with little trace remaining.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Eden Colliery, undated. Source: 777ken, Flickr

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Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

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