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N11801

Barrington Colliery

Choppington, Northumberland

55.145886, -1.585421

Henry Pit

Opened:

Closed:

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

5 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Longridge (1850s), Bedlington Coal Co. (1860s -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

This colliery is shown on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1865. Two pits, called Henry Pit and Molly Pit, a brickfield and a clay pit are also shown.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Barrington Colliery, 1916. Source: Coal Mining Memories, Facebook

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