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Gunnerton Colliery

Chollerton

55.086768, -2.159470

Opened:

Unknown

Closed:

1934

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

23 Jun 2022

Owners: 

Joseph Armstrong (1860s), R. & B. Armstrong (1880s), J. & B. Armstrong (1890s), Hunstanworth Mines Ltd. (1910s), Gunnerton Collieries Co. (1920s)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

NEHL - A small scale colliery working adjacent to a wooded plantation. There was a small tramway network here and a small slag heap just south. The earthworks remain.

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

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