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N28363

Coal Workings, West Hartford

West Hartford, Cramlington

55.113106, -1.611491

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Reclaimed

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8 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Possible post medieval coal workings are visible as earthworks on lidar imagery and as soilmarks on historical air photos.These remains are located to the north of West Hartford Bank Top.close to the steep sided valley of the River Blyth. Two of these pits are visible as shallow depression in the wood that lines the valley side. The others are visible as dark stains in the soil of a freshly ploughed field.

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

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