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N10764

Forrestburn Colliery

Hesleyhurst

55.284136, -1.846140

Opened:

Closed:

1875

1923

Entry Created:

12 Apr 2022

Last Updated:

12 Apr 2022

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

Kirkheaton Colliery Co. (1910s), Northumberland Quarries Ltd. (1920s)

Description (or HER record listing)

A colliery once stood north of Bushygap alongside the stream. Coal was mined to a depth of 23 fathoms.

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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