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15351


N Tyneside


Killingworth New Line to Wallsend


Killingworth


NZ36NW


Transport


Tramway


Wagonway


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


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.


3019


6902


NZ30196902



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

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