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N5702

Bilton Common, bell pits

Lesbury

55.385118, -1.665350

Opened:

17th c

Closed:

17th c

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

10 May 2022

Owners: 

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

A map drawn in 1624 shows bell pits on Bilton Common. The area was later quarried and nothing remains of the bell pits

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

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