Tyne and Wear HER(4002): Fawdon Colliery B Pit

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    "Fawdon B Pit (Coal). Marked as Old on the 2nd edition OS mapping, so out of use by 1895. Part of Fawdon Colliery and Fawdon West Pit - both marked on Bell's map of 1847. Called " Burn Pit " by the British Geological Survey. The colliery opened in 1810, B Pit in 1813. There were several pits...."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://twsitelines.info/SMR/4002
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 7 months ago
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