Pithead baths at Lynemouth Colliery, Lynemouth, Northumberland

Pithead baths at Lynemouth Colliery, Lynemouth, Northumberland
Photograph taken 10 June 2005 © Mr John Hogg. Source Historic England Archive ref: 238194

These buildings were part of a 20th century colliery (mine). The bath houses were built in 1938. This was a great improvement in miners' welfare. It was one of Britain's largest collieries until it was closed due to an underground fire.

Location

Northumberland Lynemouth

Period

1930s (1930 - 1938)

Tags

mining welfare bath 1930s (1930 - 1938)