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N6719

South Tyne Colliery

Haltwhistle

54.977400, -2.458583

Opened:

1870s

Closed:

1931

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

16 May 2022

Owners: 

Smith & Hastwell (1860s), William Hudspith (1890s), 1910s), Blackett & South Tyne Collieries Ltd. (1910s)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

The South Tyne Colliery was established in the 1870s and was a working coal mine until the 1920s or 1930s. The first edition (6 inch) Ordnance Survey map describes the site as a coal depot and there are other features there as well, such as a waggonway, an air shaft, joiners shop, blacksmith, stores and offices as well as a chimney, engine beds, engine house and a blocked adit.

Ordnance Survey, 1890s

Ordnance Survey, 1890s

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

South Tyne Colliery during construction, 1870s. Source: Old Haltwhistle, Facebook

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South Tyne Colliery, around 1920. Source: Christine Dixon via haltwhistleburn.org

South Tyne Colliery, around 1920. Source: Christine Dixon via haltwhistleburn.org

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

HER information as described above is reproduced under the basis the resource is free of charge for education use. It is not altered unless there are grammatical errors. 

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