Tyne and Wear HER(4081): Benwell Colliery, Charley/Charlotte Pit - Details
Benwell Colliery, Charley/Charlotte Pit
Coal Mining Site
Charley Pit (Coal). This is named as the Charlotte Pit on the 2nd edition OS mapping. Opened in April 1766 as part of Benwell Colliery, owned by W. Cochrane Carr Ltd, and from the 1930s by Elswick Coal Company Ltd.
<< HER 4081 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 97; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk