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1080


N Tyneside


Burradon Wagonway


Burradon


NZ27SE


Transport


Tramway


Wagonway


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


This waggonway ran north from West Moor Pit in Killingworth to Burradon Colliery which was owned by Lord Ravensworth and Partners. It was opened in 1820 following the winning of the colliery’s two shafts in that year.


2733


7237


NZ27337237



<< HER 1080 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 80 C. R. Warn, 1976, Wagonways & Early Railways of Northumberland, 1605-1840 Proceedings Prehistoric Society, 10,49; I. M. Ayris, Northumberland Mining Records Survey; Alan Williams, 2012, Waggonways North of the River Tyne: Tyne and Wear HER Enhancement Project 2011-12; North East Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineering: All Watson Papers prefixed NRO/3410/ Watson 24/10: General Map showing the situation of the Tyne Collieries. Not dated but around 1830; Bell 1847-1851: Maps of the Great Northern Coalfield, Northumberland

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