Whittonstall bell pits (Shotley Low Quarter)
A row of post-medieval bell pits were revealed during modern opencast coal mining activity in 1971. Although there was no dating evidence the pits are thought to be earlier than 1700 in date.
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Source of Reference
Local History of Shotley Low Quarter
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