Keys to the Past

Ellington Colliery (Ellington and Linton)

Ellington Colliery opened in 1909 when it was owned by the Ashington Coal Company Limited. It has changed ownership several times during the 20th century and is currently owned by UK Coal plc. The pit is finally set to close in 2005 after thousands of gallons of water flooded the mineworks

Reference number:N11942
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ellington and Linton

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