Tyne and Wear HER(15430): Benwell Colliery Waggonway - Details
Benwell Colliery Waggonway
A short waggonway running east from the Benwell inclined plane (HER 4082) to the Aubone Pit. Named on a map of 1826 (Turnbull 2009, 119). It remains on Bell’s map of 1847 but with an additional return line.
Alan Williams Archaeology, July 2012, Waggonways North of the River Tyne - Tyne and Wear HER Enhancement Project; Turnbull, L. 2009 Coals from Newcastle: An Introduction to the Northumberland and Durham Coalfield; Bell 1847-1851: Maps of the Great Northern Coalfield, Northumberland; Andrew Bowes Estate Plan, 1811 (Seymour Bell Collection)