Tyne and Wear HER(15442): Chirton, Turnpike Pit - Details
Chirton, Turnpike Pit
Coal Mining Site
Shown on a map of 1769.
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 21/6: Plan of Chirton Colliery, property of Edward Collingwood etc. Giving details of geology, coal working and water levels. Shows pits, boreholes, waggonway and crank gin. 7th December 1769