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D8368

Low Brooms Farm, mining site

Leadgate

54.857278, -1.783461

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Reclaimed

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Last Updated:

29 Nov 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

This is one of a series of industrial sites noted in the area; both underground and surface mining has taken place in this area. It is likely that was for coal; these drift mines were usually for the shallower coal seams.

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

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