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North Biddick Colliery


North Biddick Colliery
Known locally as 'Butney'
Opened 1710 - Closed 1935

North Biddick Colliery / Victoria Bridge / River Wear.
North Biddick Colliery  -  Victoria Bridge / The Leamside Line  -  River Wear  -  The Ferry

( Looking downstream towards Cox Green. )

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North Biddick Colliery Hero
( Archbold Hawthorn )

North Biddick Colliery Hero

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Map of North Biddick Colliery
( 1888-1913 )

North Biddick Colliery Map
North Biddick Colliery was located close to the north bank of the River Wear,
between Fatfield (Penshaw) Bridge and Victoria Bridge.

North Biddick Colliery Site 2018
Site of North Biddick Colliery - 2018
[ Photo: J.G. 9th July 2018 ]

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North Biddick Lodge Banner at Harraton War Memorial
( North Biddick Colliery was half a mile beyond Fatfield Bridge. )

North Biddick Banner at War Memorial

Picture from:

WASHINGTON
Communities Built On Coal

Produced by Washington Miners & Community Heritage Group.

The above booklet has been reproduced on this website thanks to Chairman Mr Les Simpson.

To read it (and find out why the Pit was called 'Butney') go to What's Where; Collieries; Communities Built On Coal ... or  Click Me


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