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15439


Newcastle


Heaton, Waggonway linking Heaton, Kenton and Coxlodge


Heaton


NZ26NE


Transport


Tramway


Wagonway


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


A waggonway was constructed between Benton Colliery and Heaton High Pit in around 1817, linking Heaton Main Colliery to the Kenton and Coxlodge Waggonway (Turnbull 2009, 56). The line is shown on Greenwood’s plan of 1828


2704


6743


NZ27046743



Alan Williams Archaeology, July 2012, Waggonways North of the River Tyne - Tyne and Wear HER Enhancement Project; Greenwood 1828: Map of Northumberland; Turnbull, L. 2009 Coals from Newcastle: An Introduction to the Northumberland and Durham Coalfield, p 56

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