Tyne and Wear HER(4229): Newburn, Walbottle Colliery - Details
Newburn, Walbottle Colliery
Coal Mining Site
Walbottle Colliery. Opened before 1828. The earliest pit may have been Duke Pit (HER 3930), which could be as early as 1740. The other pits were Blucher Pit (HER 3939), Coronation Pit (HER 3984), George Pit, Percy Pit, Union Pit (NZ 177 674) and Wellington Pit (NZ 177 674). Owners in the 1850s were J. Lamb, Potters and Joblings Trustees, then R.O. Lamb, then Terale & Kirton, later Kirton, Rowell & Dodd, Walbottle Coal and Firebrick Co and lastly Lemington Colliery Co ltd.
<< HER 4229 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1899, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 96, NE; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk