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N18446

Matfen, coal workings

Matfen

55.074329, -1.939679

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Unknown

Closed:

Unknown

Reclaimed

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Last Updated:

5 May 2022

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

These workings are noted in early mapping of the area. The mining of coal here seems to have been small scale - it would have likely served only the immediate area, but lime kilns are hint at uses beyond just households.

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

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