Tyne and Wear HER(1708): Bishopwearmouth, Tunnel to Lambton and Hetton Staiths - Details
Bishopwearmouth, Tunnel to Lambton and Hetton Staiths
These tunnels give access to the large goods yard which once existed at the top of the staiths, and to the staiths themselves. One tunnel led to the Penshaw Branch line and the other went to further staiths at Ayres Quay.
<< HER 1708 >> Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, 1978, Sites of interest in River Wear plan area