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South Tyne Colliery (Haltwhistle)

The South Tyne Colliery was established in the 1870s and was a working coal mine until the 1920s or 1930s. The first edition (6 inch) Ordnance Survey map describes the site as a coal depot and there are other features there as well, such as a waggonway, an air shaft, joiners shop, blacksmith, stores and offices as well as a chimney, engine beds, engine house and a blocked adit.

Reference number:N6719
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area

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Source of Reference
Local History of Haltwhistle

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