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N24008

Prudhoe Main Colliery

Prudhoe, Northumberland

54.968275,-1.836805

West Wylam Colliery

James Pit

Opened:

Closed:

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

22 Sept 2021

Owners: 

Mickley Coal Co. (1880s - 1947), National Coal Board (1947 -)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Former coal mine marked on first edition Ordnance Survey map of about 1860. Marked as 'Old Shaft' on the second edition map of about 1897.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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

West Wylam Colliery, undated. Source: prudhoelocalhistory.org

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