Eshott Colliery (Thirston)
Mining at Eshott Colliery probably began in the late 1840s or early 1850s. There was a steam-powered engine that pumped water from the mine shafts and a winding engine to lift miners and coals from underground. There are now no remains to be seen here now.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
|Event(s):||DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Land Adjacent to Eshott Village, Northumberland: Archaeological Assessment 1999; TYNE AND WEAR MUSEUMS|
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Southern Trunk Main Warkworth to North Gosforth. Archaeological and Cultural Heritage Assessment 2006; Tyne and Wear Museums
Source of Reference
Local History of Thirston
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