Horden Colliery

  • Description

    Detailed information about the colliery. "...Horden Colliery, which was sunk in 1900 mainly for the purpose of working undersea coal, is situated on the coast at the village of Horden, 15 miles south of Sunderland. [in 1953] It produces some 4,200 tons of coal per day from the Five Quarter, Main Coal, Low Main and Hutton Seams, giving employment to 2,711 persons underground and 862 on the surface..."
  • Owner

    Durham Mining Museum
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.dmm.org.uk/colliery/h012.htm
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
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