Tyne and Wear HER(11655): High Spen, colliery - Details
High Spen, colliery
Coal Mining Site
20th century colliery with associated waggonway (HER 11639), buildings and spoil heaps visible as earthworks on air photographs of 1947. Mostly levelled by 1977. Post medieval ridge and furrow (HER 11622) still surrounds the spoil heaps.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1442688; Aerial Photograph RAF CPE/UK/2352 3218 04-OCT-1947