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Topic: Old Lambton Pit baths
lyons

Forum: Member Journals   Posted: 14/04/2018 09:59:59   Subject: Old Lambton Pit baths
Just to let you know Lambton Pit Baths https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Lambton-Coal-Colliery_9053/ was Demolished on Thursday, The elegant Frizzell Designed building dating from the 1940s has been le
Topic: Lambton Coal Colliery (mine)
lyons

Forum: North East England   Posted: 18/02/2017 20:21:32   Subject: Lambton Coal Colliery (mine)
Not sure how long the old baths have been vacant, the firm that used the building used to make the foam for car seats, the site appears to have been abandoned for some time and really surprised the ho
Topic: Lambton Coal Colliery (mine)
lyons

Forum: North East England   Posted: 17/02/2017 21:53:48   Subject: Lambton Coal Colliery (mine)
Just to let readers know that the old Lambton Baths and whats left of the fan house is up for demolition, For more Housing by Persimmon Homes, I live quite close to the site and we received letters ab
Topic: Grove Rake Headgear
lyons

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/09/2015 21:45:59   Subject: Grove Rake Headgear
Thanks for voting on The Hazard Headgear, However The photograph actually belongs to Mr Moody! He has quite the collection of Hetton-Le-Hole / Houghton-Le-Spring area, though I suspect He was given th
Topic: Grove Rake Headgear
lyons

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2015 18:57:33   Subject: Grove Rake Headgear
Well that clears that up... I think The N/E was the hardest hit in The 1960s as Britain turned to Diesel/Oil and Gas here is a list of closures 1960s COLLIERY CLOSURES (Northumberland and Durham)
Topic: Grove Rake Headgear
lyons

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2015 13:00:52   Subject: Grove Rake Headgear
Hi Mark How did you know it came from Co Durham? (which ties in with what the elderly Gentleman said) I does sound strange that it went there not unrealistic, The new Headgear at the Hazard dates from
Topic: Grove Rake Headgear
lyons

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2015 11:05:39   Subject: Grove Rake Headgear
Hi There was a rumour that the Hazard Colliery was dismantled and sent to Rookhope ? or nearby from an elderly Gentleman. (The Hazard Pit was abandoned and parts of The Mine were left until The early
Topic: Air shaft behind the Shepherd and Shepherdess (album)
lyons

Forum: North East England   Posted: 20/07/2014 11:42:32   Subject: Air shaft behind the Shepherd and Shepherdess (album)
Hi as mentioned I knew about the "Old Shaft" and although I don't live far from this site, Its not an area I visit often, I purely discovered the recent work by The Coal Authority by accident as we we
Topic: Air shaft behind the Shepherd and Shepherdess (album)
lyons

Forum: North East England   Posted: 19/07/2014 13:16:41   Subject: Air shaft behind the Shepherd and Shepherdess (album)
Hi I uploaded them, as old maps show there are quite a few "Old Shafts" or "Air Shafts" littered around, I have studied the old maps and cannot find 1st Pit ? But as mentioned the 2nd Pit was located
Topic: 5th January 1977 (photo)
lyons

Forum: North East England   Posted: 08/01/2012 10:19:58   Subject: 5th January 1977 (photo)
...Another splendid view from the archives, (Looking South) In the late 1980s I wondered over here to this exact spot, the NCB concrete fence posts on the left around the old stock yard were still in
Topic: 22nd July 1977 (photo)
lyons

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/01/2012 22:43:31   Subject: 22nd July 1977 (photo)
Splendid pictures from the Archives, The George shaft on the Right which looks like in mid Demolition due to the roof slates removed, was attached to its old Steam Winder walls hence the stay legs wit
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