Tyne and Wear HER(5112): Gibside Estate, Snipes Dean coal workings - Details
Gibside Estate, Snipes Dean coal workings
Coal Mining Site
References to coal working on the Gibside estate date from 1607 and ceased with the closure of a small drift mine in 1884. There are a few visible shaft mounds at this grid reference (further mounds, adits and a drift mouth at NZ 182 593 see HER 3653).
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