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N27103

Longwitton Colliery

Longwitton

55.199998, -1.901123

Opened:

Unknown

Closed:

20thc

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

4 Feb 2022

Owners: 

Longwitton & Greenleighton Coal & Lime Co. Ltd. (1880s), William Wilkinson (1890s)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

"Longwitton Colliery was located to the north-west of Longwitton, near Hill Top. In the 1880's the colliery was reccorded as being run by Longwitton & Greenleighton Coal & Lime Co. Ltd.[1] The company, established c1874, was owned by Sir W.C. Trevelyan and subsequently by Sir Charles Trevelyan (Greenleighton) and Cecil Spencer Percival (Longwitton).[2] The colliery was served by a tramway, which linked it to the railway at Longwitton Station (at Rothley Shield East)." - Co-Curate

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

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