Keys to the Past

Blackton Colliery, Baldersdale, Teesdale (Cotherstone)

There are several traces of early mining at this site. At least two shafts, a level and a short length of railway are still here. These are probably of 18th or 19th century date.

Reference number:D3297
Historical period: Uncertain

To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Cotherstone

Disclaimer -

Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.