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Carr & Co. (1850s), Cowpen & North Seaton Coal Co. (1860s), National Coal Board (1947 -)
Description (or HER record listing)
This colliery was the first coal mine to be dug in Blyth. It was begun between 1782 and 1794. Nothing can be seen at the site today.
Ordnance Survey, 1898
White Row, Cowpen. Housing built for the nearby A Pit. Source: Billy Embleton, Flickr
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Historic Environment Records
Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past
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