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D8955

Woodland Colliery

Woodland

54.624480, -1.898285

Gallashiels Colliery, Cowley Colliery

Opened:

Closed:

1921

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

14 Jan 2022

Owners: 

Woodland Coal Co. Ltd (1880s), Woodland Collieries Co. Ltd. (1890s), Cargo Fleet Iron Co. Ltd. (1920s)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

This is the site of Cowley Colliery noted in the mapping of industrial sites in the area; the remains then noted included engine bases connected with winding engines for the nearby industrial tramway, the site of a shaft and spoil heaps. Many other industrial sites are noted in the immediate area.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Remains of Cowley Colliery. Source: Roger Smith, Geograph, CC BY-SA 2.0

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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