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D8332

Eden Colliery

Leadgate

54.862868,-1.792421

Opened:

Closed:

1844

1980

Entry Created:

8 Nov 2021

Last Updated:

8 Nov 2021

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

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

Description (or HER record listing)

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

Eden Colliery, undated. Source: 777ken, Flickr

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

HER information as described above is reproduced under the basis the resource is free of charge for education use. It is not altered unless there are grammatical errors. 

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