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N24829

Sewingshields Crags, coal mine

Simonburn

55.029305, -2.304802

Opened:

Unknown

Closed:

20th c

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

21 Apr 2022

Owners: 

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

An adit or entrance to a small drift mine. The mine is marked on modern Ordnance Survey maps but not on the first edition map of 1866. Local knowledge recalls that the mine has been used within living memory.

*Level illustrated on 1898 Ordnance Survey Map as 'old', but may have been mined casually be locals.

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

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