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1165


N Tyneside


Willington Colliery, Edward Pit


Willington


NZ36NW


Industrial


Coal Mining Site


Colliery


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


Edward Pit was served by Willington Wagonway (HER ref. 1164). Opened in 1810 by Messrs Bell & Co.


3149


6841


NZ31496841



<< HER 1165 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1865, 6 inch scale, Northumberland 89; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk; English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1405623; Aerial Photograph RAF 106G/UK/1193 4175 27-FEB-1946; Roy Thompson, 2004, Thunder Underground - Northumberland Mine Disasters 1815-65, p 79-83

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