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N4020

Scremerston, Restoration Pit

Scremerston, Berwick

55.739021, -1.988572

Opened:

1828

Closed:

1840

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

10 May 2022

Owners: 

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

This is the site of the old Restoration Pit. It was part of the Scremerston Coalfield. The pit operated from 1828 to 1840. Little remains now, apart from a few cottages. Its shaft was later used as a shaft to improve ventilation for the nearby Greenwich Colliery.

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

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