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Ellington Colliery

Ellington, Northumberland

55.216810, -1.554838



Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021




Ashington Coal Co. Ltd. (1909 - 1947), National Coal Board (1947- 1986), British Coal (1986), R.J.B Mining PLC. (1994 - 2001), UK Coal PLC. (2001 -)

Description (or HER record listing)

Ellington Colliery opened in 1909 when it was owned by the Ashington Coal Company Limited. It has changed ownership several times during the 20th century and is currently owned by UK Coal plc. The pit is finally set to close in 2005 after thousands of gallons of water flooded the mineworks. (Written pre closure)

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ellington Colliery, 1995. Source:

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Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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