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N11731

Netherton Colliery

Bedlington, Northumberland

55.138119, -1.614137

Francis Pit

Frances Pit

Opened:

Closed:

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

5 Sept 2021

Owners: 

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

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

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

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

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