Keys to the Past

Butterknowle (Butterknowle)

These are the ruined remains of a 19th century engine house. It would have housed a steam powered engine which would have driven the machinery needed to lift the men and coal from the mine.

Reference number:D788
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Butterknowle
Local History of Butterknowle

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