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N4156

Ancroft, Engine Pit

Scremerston, Berwick-upon-Tweed

55.743497, -1.987396

Opened:

19th c

Closed:

Unknown

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

11 Apr 2022

Owners: 

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

This is the site of a 19th century colliery on Scremerston coalfield. There is an area of disturbed ground adjacent to the line of an old railway and opposite the site of a winding house. Other activities may have taken place here. Brickworks were noted by a local farmer.

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

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