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Bigges Main Colliery (1784 - 1857)


Bigges Main Mining
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Tyne and Wear HER(1133): Wallsend, Bigges Main Colliery
- "Bigges Main Colliery, served by Bigges Main Wagonway (HER ref. 1128). Opened in 1784 by Messrs Bells & Brown closed shortly after flooding in1857. Around 1782 three pits were sunk around ...

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Tyne and Wear HER(1128): Bigges Main Wagonway
- "Bigges Main Wagonway served Bigges Main C Pit and Bigges Main Colliery (HER refs. 1127 and 1133). It may once have extended beyond its northern end, at NZ 2835 6779 ...

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Bigge's Main Colliery

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Wallsend, Bigges Main Colliery C Pit
- "Bigges Main Colliery, C Pit, was served by Bigges Main Wagonway (HER ref. 1128). Around 1782 three pits were sunk around the site and the village of Bigges Main developed ...

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Bigges Main Waggonway excavation July 2013

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