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Beamish, Colliery (Beamish)

This is the site of a 19th century colliery. A winding engine dating to 1855 can still be seen in its original stone-built building.

Reference number:D779
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Beamish


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