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N6756

Melkridge Colliery

Haltwhistle

54.978468, -2.411576

Opened:

Unknown

Closed:

Unknown

Reclaimed

Condition:

Last Updated:

22 Apr 2022

Owners: 

G. Nicholson (1880s), Melkridge Coal Co. Ltd. (1930s)

HER Info (unless otherwise noted)

Coal probably began being extracted from Melkridge Colliery in the 19th century. The colliery is no longer in use.

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

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