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N11828

Cowpen Colliery

Blyth, Northumberland

55.119004, -1.532218

Isabella Pit

Reclaimed

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Carr & Co. (1850s), Cowpen & North Seaton Coal Co. (1860s), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info

This is the site of Isabella Pit, part of the larger Cowpen colliery. It was dug in 1849 and was worked until 1966. Nothing can be seen at the site now.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

Isabella Pit, 1960s. Source: Phodgetts, rootschat

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