Tyne and Wear HER(15363): Wallsend, Waggonway to George Pit - Details
Wallsend, Waggonway to George Pit
George Pit in Willington Colliery was linked to the Bigges Main Waggonway via the line to William Pit (HER 1128). Willington and Bigges Main Collieries were both owned by the partnership of Bell and Brown. The line is shown on Watson 19/16 of c. 1803.
Alan Williams Archaeology, July 2012, Waggonways North of the River Tyne - Tyne and Wear HER Enhancement Project; North East Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineering: All Watson Papers prefixed NRO/3410/ Watson 19/16: Estate plan of Backworth, Seghill and Burradon and colliery plan of Willington, Wallsend and Bigges Main, showing boreholes and pits and intended new winning in Seghill. Not dated