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tow05a

High West House, coal shaft

Tow Law

54.748492, -1.809322

Opened:

Closed:

pre-1850s

19th c

Entry Created:

18 Jan 2024

Last Updated:

18 Jan 2024

Reclaimed

Condition:

Owners: 

Description (or HER record listing)

NEHL - A coal shaft was located next to the Deerness, just east of South Cornsay. It was annotated as 'old' in the 1850s, though was still in situ into the 1920s. By the 1940s, it appears to have been capped and dismantled.

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Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

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