Coal Seams - CrossSection
[Low Main] [Hutton] [Harvey] [Tilley] [Busty] [Brockwell] [Victoria]
The border shown is the parish boundary.

Years seams were worked:-
1894 - Busty, Hutton
1914 - Busty, Brockwell
1921 - Busty, Hutton, Brockwell, Harvey
1930 - Busty, Brockwell, Harvey, Hutton, Victoria
1950 - Hutton, Harvey, Brockwell, Victoria
1960 - Brockwell, Harvey, Victoria
1970 - Tilley, Victoria
1975 - Harvey, Tilley, Victoria
1980 - Harvey, Tilley
1985 - Harvey


Years that shafts were sunk:-

Shaft 1 - 18th March 1872
Used for Drawing coal from Busty, Harvey and Hutton

Shaft 2 - June 1872


Shaft 3 - 1890
Used for Drawing coal from Brockwell, Victoria and Tilley

















References:-
• A Mining World - The Story of Bearpark, County Durham - Douglas Pocock - 1985
• Banners of the Durham Coalfield - Norman Emery - 1998
• www.collectbritain.com
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