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N11524

Seghill Colliery

Seghill, Northumberland

55.066609, -1.547196

Engine Pit

Redeveloped

Last Updated:

24 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Carr & Co. (1850s), Joseph Laycock & Co. (1860s), Seghill Colliery Ltd. (1940s - 1947), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info

This is the site of a 19th century colliery. It is shown on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map published in 1865. The site also had a brickworks which used mined fireclay to produce the likes of firebricks and other sanitary wares. The mined coal would be used to fuel the many kilns on the site.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Seghill Colliery, 1925. Source: Suscram

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