15 Sept 2021
Ashington Coal Co. Ltd. (1927 - 1947), National Coal Board (1947 -1986), British Coal (1994 -)
This is the site of Lynemouth Colliery. It was one of Britain's largest collieries. It opened in 1927 and closed in 1994 due to an underground fire.
Lynemouth Colliery, 1940. Source: Billy Embleton, Flickr
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