Tyne and Wear HER(4030): Little Benton, Benton Colliery - Details
Little Benton, Benton Colliery
Coal Mining Site
Benton Colliery is shown as Benton Old Pit on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey plan, indicating that it was out of use by 1895. Opened before 1760.
<< HER 4030 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 88; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk