Tyne and Wear HER(3896): Springwell, Mount Moor Colliery, Vale Pit - Details
Springwell, Mount Moor Colliery, Vale Pit
Coal Mining Site
Mount Moor Colliery, Vale Pit. Opened before 1826, closed May 1931. In the 1850s the colliery was owned by John Bowes & Co, and later by the Marley Hill Coal Co.
<< HER 3896 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 7; Durham Mining Museum, www.dmm.org.uk