Tyne and Wear HER(3771): Lamesley, Allerdean Colliery (Ravensworth Shop Team Colliery) - Details
Lamesley, Allerdean Colliery (Ravensworth Shop Team Colliery)
Coal Mining Site
Allerdean Colliery was working by 1726 when the Team Wagonway reached it, (SMR 3741). Owners from the 1850s were WW Burdon, W Barkus, junior & Co, Charles Perkins and Partners, Birtley Iron Works, Pelaw Main Colleries Ltd and in 1947 NCB. Also known as Ravensworth Shop, Team Colliery.
<< HER 3771 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 6 Bennett, G, Clavering, E & Rounding, A, 1989, A Fighting Trade, Vol 1, p 68; Colliery Engineering, May 1930; Whellan's Directory of County Durham, 1864; http://www.dmm.org.uk