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N11805

Choppington Colliery

Choppington, Northumberland

55.149869, -1.609040

A Pit

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

7 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Lambert, Nicholson & Co. (1860s), Bebside Coal Co. (1880s), Bebside & Choppington Coal Co. (1880s), Choppington Collieries Ltd. (1930s - 1947), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info

The 1865 Ordnance Survey map of this site shows the site of Choppington Colliery, including colliery buildings, a workers village and a blacksmith's workshop.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Choppington Colliery, 1963. Source: John Parkin, Flickr

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