4 Apr 2022
4 Apr 2022
Robert Johnson (1820s), Carr & Co. (1840s), Johnson & Carr (1860s), Scremerston & Shoreswood Coal Co. (1880s), Scremerston Coal Co. Ltd (1890s), Scremerston Main Collieries Ltd. (1935)
Description (or HER record listing)
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.
Ordnance Survey, 1898
Scremerston Colliery, undated. Source: Ancestry Hour, Facebook
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Scremerston winding gear in the background of this early 1900s shot at the village. Source: berwickfriends.org.uk
Historic Environment Records
Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past
Tyne and Wear: Sitelines
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