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N24573

Sunny Rigg, coal pits

Haltwhistle

54.983705, -2.482448

Opened:

Unknown

Closed:

19th c

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

17 May 2022

Owners: 

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

The sites of two former coal pits are marked by spoil heaps from which tramways lead southwards in the direction of Sunny Rigg farm. The two pits are depicted on the first edition of the Ordnance Survey 6-inch map of 1866 respectively as 'Pit' and 'Level (coal)'.

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

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