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N11879

Eshott Colliery

Thirston

55.275286, -1.674499

Opened:

Closed:

1840s

19th c

Entry Created:

11 Apr 2022

Last Updated:

11 Apr 2022

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

Description (or HER record listing)

Mining at Eshott Colliery probably began in the late 1840s or early 1850s. There was a steam-powered engine that pumped water from the mine shafts and a winding engine to lift miners and coals from underground. There are now no remains to be seen here now.

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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