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LL001

Lickar Lea, coal shaft

Bowsden

55.667203, -1.983255

Opened:

Unknown

Closed:

Unknown

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

2 May 2022

Owners: 

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

A coal shaft is located next to the route of the Devil's Causeway Roman Road, near Lickar and Old Dryburn cottages. Nothing remains apart from mild discolouration of crops and soil.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Aerial photo of the site of this coal shaft. In the centre of the image there is a slight dip and mild discolouration, but there is no other evidence.

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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