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4207


Newcastle


Walker Colliery, Anne Pit


Walker


NZ26SE


Industrial


Coal Mining Site


Colliery


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


Walker Colliery Anne Pit. Walker Colliery opened before 1765. Owners were Lambert & Co (1850s), N.G. Lambert & Co and then Walker Coal Company Ltd. By 1862 (the year of a major disaster at Walker Colliery see HER 4206) the Anne shaft had been closed for several years and had only been opened up about a year before when it had been deepened to reach the Low Main Seam. Closed in 1920.


2921


6460


NZ29216460



<< HER 4207 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 98; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk; Roy Thompson, 2004, Thunder Underground - Northumberland Mine Disasters 1815-65, p 100

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