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Linton Colliery


55.215994, -1.590307





Entry Created:

29 Jul 2022

Last Updated:

29 Jul 2022




Ashington Coal Co. (1894), National Coal Board (1947 -)

Description (or HER record listing)

"This colliery is just over a mile to the west of Ellington. The seams working are the High Main, the Yard, the Five Quarter and the Low Main. The Yard seam is encountered at a depth of 360 ft. in the shaft and is about 200 ft. below the High Main; while the Five Quarter seam is nearly 160 ft. below the Yard and approximately 25 ft. above the Low Main."

Colliery Engineering Magazine via Durham Mining Museum

NEHL - Linton Colliery was a large working west of Lynemouth. Typical of Northumberland Collieries, a substantial village of terraces formed around the colliery to accommodate workers and their families. Linton Colliery was connected by railway to Ashington and the Blyth & Tyne.

Ordnance Survey, 1897

Ordnance Survey, 1897

Linton Colliery, undated. Unknown Source

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Linton Colliery, undated. Unknown Source.

Linton Colliery, undated. Unknown Source.

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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