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3099


Sunderland


Penshaw, Penshaw Colliery, Whitefield D Pit


Penshaw


NZ35SW


Industrial


Coal Mining Site


Colliery


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


Ordnance Survey first edition of 1850 shows Painshaw Colliery, Whitefield Pit with brick kilns within the colliery. Opened 1830. E Pit was at NZ 322 525, Lambton Pit (which was opened in 1792) was at NZ 319 533, New D Pit (opened 1832) was at NZ 322 533. The colliery was owned by Lady FA Vane Londonderry, then George Elliot & Co.


3224


5334


NZ32245334



<< HER 3099 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1862, 6 inch scale, Durham, 13; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk; N. Emery, 1998, Banners of the Durham Coalfield; The Archaeological Practice Ltd., 2014, Penshaw: Not just a monument - Historic Village Atlas;

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