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N20770

Middleton Moor, coal pit

Belford

55.601018, -1.878955

Opened:

19th c

Closed:

19th c

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

22 Apr 2022

Owners: 

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

This is the site of a small coal pit. It probably was a bellpit used to fuel the nearby tile kiln. It is dated to the 1860s when recorded as a "Coal Pit" - later mapping by the Ordnance Survey recorded this as "Old" and so presumably as disused.

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

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