Tyne and Wear HER(4076): Fenham, Elswick Colliery, North Elswick Pit - Details
Fenham, Elswick Colliery, North Elswick Pit
Coal Mining Site
North Elswick Pit (Coal). Part of Elswick Colliery (HER 4098). Opened before 1828. Owned by Elswick Colliery Company and then Elswick Coal Company Ltd. There were 2 other associated pits - Mill Pit and Wortley/Engine Pit, which was sunk in 1805.
<< HER 4076 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 97; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk