Tyne and Wear HER(6912): Rowland's Gill, Lilley Drift - Details
Rowland's Gill, Lilley Drift
Shown on Ordnance Survey Survey second edition. Opened in 1877 by Joseph Cowen & Co. Later owned by Priestman Colleries Ltd until 1947 when the National Coal Board took over. Closed on 6 January 1957.
Ordnance survey second edition map of 1890; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk; Tyne and Wear Archives DP.PM/2/3 Lilley Drift Colliery 1951; NCP33/box25/16; DP.PM/2/10 Priestman Colleries Ltd; DT.PM/1/2 Priestman Valuation Papers