Tyne and Wear HER(3916): Birtley, Wash House Pit (Blackhouse Colliery) - Details
Birtley, Wash House Pit (Blackhouse Colliery)
Coal Mining Site
Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows the position of Wash House Pit (Coal). Closed May 1932, Owned by Birtley Iron Company, later Pelaw Main Collieries Co.
<< HER 3916 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 13; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk; Colliery Engineering May 1930, "Pelaw Main Colleries"; N. Emery, 1998, Banners of the Durham Coalfield