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Coal Workings, Hartford Bank

Hartford Bank, Cramlington

55.108423, -1.619697





Last Updated:

3 Sept 2021


HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

This is the site of a shaft and mound noted in early mapping. Though no details are given in first edition Ordnance Survey mapping of this it is likely the remains of a small Post Medieval bellpit for coal. The mound would have been formed as a spoil heap for it was not economic to move this away, by whatever means, for such a small project. The coal seams are likely to be very near the surface here.

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

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