Tyne and Wear HER(16782): Derwent Haugh, George Silvertop's Staiths - Details
Derwent Haugh, George Silvertop's Staiths
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Shown on a plan of 1779. There are six sets of staiths. They all seem to be owned by Geo Silvertop Esq, coal owner. He owned land around Blaydon and workings at Lands Colliery. Albert Silvertop built the Lands Waggonway in 1728. The Silvertop family lived at Old Dockendale Hall and High Stella House/White House. The staiths run along the north bank and mouth of the River Derwent, and continue along the River Tyne.
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