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N28844

Coal Workings, Abyssina Wood

Ashington, Northumberland

55.192526, -1.612371

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Reclaimed

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6 Sept 2021

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HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Historical air photos show spoil heaps and possible open cast coal mining in the fields around Abyssinia Wood. These mid-twentieth century remains were later subsumed by more extensive workings.

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

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