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N11695

Black Close Colliery

Ashington, Northumberland

55.168258, -1.560264

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Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021

Redeveloped

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Description (or HER record listing)

This is the site of an 18th century colliery which belonged to the Duke of Portland. It opened in 1755 and closed in 1846. Historical documents record that a waggonway was built from the colliery to the River Wansbeck in 1755.

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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