Tyne and Wear HER(7000): Washingwells, Watergate Colliery - Details
Washingwells, Watergate Colliery
Coal Mining Site
Opened in 1924, closed on 20 August 1964. Owned by Priestman Colleries LTD until 1947 when the National Coal Board took over.
Durham Mining Museum, www.dmm.org.uk; Norman Emery, 1998, Banners of the Durham Coalfield; Sunniside Local History Society, no date, Streetgate, www.sunnisidelocalhistorysociety.co.uk/streetgate.html