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N11612

Bell Pits, Morpeth

Morpeth, Northumberland

55.173196, -1.677367

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Closed:

Reclaimed

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Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Aerial photographs of this site show the cropmarks of two post-medieval bell pits. At one point at least five others were known here, but they were cleared before the building of the nearby Asylum in the mid-19th century.

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

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