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Lynemouth Colliery (Lynemouth)

This is the site of Lynemouth Colliery. It was one of Britain's largest collieries. It opened in 1927 and closed in 1994 due to an underground fire.

Reference number:N11941
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Lynemouth


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