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East Holywell Colliery

Seaton Delaval, Northumberland

55.068209, -1.514332

C Pit



Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

13 Jun 2023




Plummer, Taylors, Clark & Lamb (1850s), Hugh Taylor & Co. (1860s), East Holywell Coal Co. Ltd (1880s -)

Description (or HER record listing)

The East Holywell Colliery is depicted and named on the Ordnance Survey map of 1897, but not on the 1865 edition. The 1947 air photos shows a reservoir, shaft, spoil heap, wagonway, a bridge and buildings are visible on the site. The site of this colliery has now been re-developed.

Ordnance Survey, 1898

Ordnance Survey, 1898

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