Chopwell Colliery

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Chopwell Colliery was a coal mine situated at Chopwell, in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. The pit was first sank in 1781, and was closed on 25 November 1966. The colliery was bought by the Consett Iron Company in 1896, before being handed over to the National Coal Board in 1947 when the British coal industry was nationalised. The colliery's highest employment numbers were in 1921 when 2,185 people worked there. Go to the map ⬆⬆

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Historical Facts

  1. Batalla de Newburn

what to see / tourism / architecture and monuments / Country Houses

  1. Close House, Northumberland

Populated areas, municipalities, cities and towns

  1. Clough Dene
  2. High Friarside
  3. High Spen
  4. Throckley
  5. Greenside
  6. Maiden Law
  7. Newbiggin, Lanchester
  8. Ornsby Hill
  9. Catchgate
  10. Bridgehill
  11. Broom Hill, County Durham
  12. Ebchester

Battles

  1. Battle of Newburn

Other interest places

  1. Blakelaw and North Fenham
  2. Lemington
  3. Newburn Bridge
  4. Real Radio North East
  5. Pontop Pike transmitting station

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