full size.png

N20795

Old Hartley Colliery, Seaton Valley

Old Hartley, Seaton Valley

55.074969, -1.472511

Old Engine Pit

Opened:

Closed:

Redeveloped

Condition:

Last Updated:

5 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Delaval Family

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

This is the site of a colliery called the Old Engine owned and operated by the Delaval family. It may have been a small bell pit form of mining that was practised here - it was dug or 'sunk' to the coal levels called 'seams' before 1761. The exact dates this site worked are unknown. It was linked to the Seaton Sluice harbour by a wagonway which also carried the coal for a number of other mining sites which are now to be found across the county boundary.

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

Have we missed something, made a mistake, or have something to add? Contact us

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

HER information as described above is reproduced under the basis the resource is free of charge for education use. It is not altered unless there are grammatical errors. 

icon0821.png

Historic Maps provided by

nls-logo.png

Version 1.0