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N10763

Lee Colliery

Brinkburn

55.273582, -1.864075

Opened:

Unknown

Closed:

1925

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

21 Apr 2022

Owners: 

Brinkburn Coal Co. (1920s)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

A colliery at Lee was worked until 1925 and was the last pit in the area to close. Coal was mined to a depth of 37 fathoms.

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

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