Tyne and Wear HER(15351): Killingworth New Line to Wallsend - Details
Killingworth New Line to Wallsend
A new route to the River Tyne for Killingworth Waggonway (route 59) was opened in around 1820. It turned sharply to the south at Rising Sun Farm to staiths at Wallsend adjacent to Wallsend G or Church Pit.
Alan Williams Archaeology, July 2012, Waggonways North of the River Tyne - Tyne and Wear HER Enhancement Project; Bell 1847-1851: Maps of the Great Northern Coalfield, Northumberland; Ordnance Survey First Edition 1858; CR Warn, 1976, Waggonways and Early Railways of Northumberland 1605-1840, p 49, route 48