Tyne and Wear HER(6944): Washington Glebe Colliery - Details
Washington Glebe Colliery
Coal Mining Site
Opened in 1904, closed on 4 August 1972. Owned by the Washington Coal Company Ltd and from 1947 the National Coal Board. An explosion on 20 February 1908 killed 14 miners.
<< HER 6944 >> 3rd edition Ordnance Survey Map, 1919; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk; Norman Emery, 1998, Banners of the Durham Coalfield; Norman Emery, 1992, The Coalminers of Durham