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N11730

Netherton Colliery

Bedlington, Northumberland

55.137169, -1.625254

Howard Pit

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

16 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Jackson, Bean & Co. (1860s - 1947), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info

Howard Pit is marked on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1865. It was part of Netherton Colliery which opened before 1828.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Netherton Colliery (Howard Pit). Source: Bedlington.co.uk

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