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1155


N Tyneside


Benton Square, Wagonway


Benton Square


NZ36NW


Transport


Tramway


Wagonway


Post Medieval


C18?


Documentary Evidence


Wagonway, marked ‘Old’ on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, so disused before 1858. May have been the line known to have been in existence by 1788, possibly associated with the original Killingworth/Willington Wagonways.


3075


6989


NZ30756989



<< HER 1155 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1865, 6 inch scale, Northumberland 89 C.E. Lee, 1949, Tyneside Tramroads of Northumberland 1947-9, Transactions of the Newcomen Society, p.212; ASUD, 2010, Scaffold Hill, North Tyneside - Archaeological Assessment

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