Tyne and Wear HER(1057): Backworth Colliery, C Pit - Details
Backworth Colliery, C Pit
Coal Mining Site
The 2nd edition Ordnance Survey Map shows an expanded colliery, with spoil heaps and an internal system of wagonways. It closed before 1900. Ajacent to the Colliery, on the western side of the railway was the Hotspur Brick Works, (HER ref. 2217).
<< HER 1057 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1865, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 81 I. M. Ayris, Northumberland Mining Records Survey; http://www.dmm.org.uk; John Elliott & Derek Charlton, 1994, Backworth - An Illustrated History of the Mines and Railways