Tyne and Wear HER(16780): Winlaton, New Park Head Pit - Details
Winlaton, New Park Head Pit
Coal Mining Site
Shown on a plan of The Lands Colliery in the Five Quarter Coal, dated 1779 along with the galleries. A fault or dyke runs through Winlaton village. Says 'This dyke was tried in the Lands Colliery and found to be a considerable downcast to the east'. Hence all the pit galleries are south of the dyke.
The East Part of Winlaton Lordship showing the borings to the Frive Quarter Coal, 1779, held by The Coal Authority D1454 Sheet 1 of 2