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Randolph Colliery (1893 - 1962)

Randolph Colliery, near Evenwood in County Durham, opened in 1893. At its peak, in 1914, there were 1,039 people employed at the colliery (782 working below ground and 257 on the surface).[1] Randolph Colliery closed on the 17th of February 1962, with the loss of over 200 jobs. Randolph Coke and Chemical Co Ltd, developed in association with the Colliery, continued operating up to 1984.

Not to be confused with Randolph open cast colliery in Kirkcaldy, Scotland.

Evenwood Collieries 1893 Randolph Coke and Chemical Co (1910 -1984)
Randolph Colliery

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Monument to King Coal

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Site of former Randolph Colliery

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Randolph Coke and Chemical Co (1910 -1984)
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Randolph Coke and Chemical Co (1910 -1984)
- Randolph Coke and Chemical Co Ltd in Evenwood was established in 1910[1], associated with Randolph Colliery. Coal from the colliery was used to produce coke in coke ovens. Some of …


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