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N5014

Cragcleugh Burn, coal shafts

Bewick

55.508490, -1.826391

Opened:

Unknown

Closed:

Unknown

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

1 Apr 2022

Owners: 

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

The remains of at least twelve mining shafts can be seen at this site. A circular mound formed from the soil dug out of the pit surrounds each shaft. These shafts were dug to provide access and ventilation to coal mines.

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

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