Tyne and Wear HER(6924): Coxlodge Colliery, Bower Pit - Details
Coxlodge Colliery, Bower Pit
Coal Mining Site
Opened before 1821, closed 1894. Coxlodge Colliery had three pits Bower Pit, Jubilee or North Pit and Regent or Engine Pit. Owners of the colliery in the 1850s were Bell and Brandling, then Joshua Bower, then Burradon and Coxlodge Colliers, and lastly NG Lambert & Co. An explosion on 6 March 1863 killed 19 people.
Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk; TH Hair, 1844, Views of the Colleries in The Counties of Northumberland and Durham