NZ3436 : Colliery Disaster Memorial

taken 1 year ago, near to Kelloe, County Durham, Great Britain

Colliery Disaster Memorial
Colliery Disaster Memorial
Grade II listed gothic style memorial to those who perished in the Trimdon Grange Colliery disaster of 1882. Kelloe (East Hetton) Colliery was a neighbouring colliery of Trimdon Grange, the two villages being only a couple of miles apart. As such several Kelloe men worked at Trimdon Grange and some were among the initial 69 killed in the explosion. A further 5 men from East Hetton Colliery perished underground when attempting rescue (the two mines being linked underground), being overcome by gas. The monument is inscribed with the names of the 26 men and boys buried at Kelloe.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 April, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 June, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Primary Subject of Photo
Memorial 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3441 3656 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.3718N 1:28.0374W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 34415 36549
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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