21 Jul 2022
Ferens & Love (1880s)
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NEHL - Lanchester Colliery was a medium scale enterprise to the north west of Lanchester, and stood adjacent to the North Eastern Railway's branch from Consett to Durham, There were an extensive network of air shafts around the colliery, though the working itself looks to have been out of use by the end of the 19th century. There is competing info on this, as the Durham Mining Museum suggests it continued into the 30s, while maps already have it disused by the 1890s.
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