Tyne and Wear HER(17083): Sunniside, Ridings Field to River Team waggonway - Details
Sunniside, Ridings Field to River Team waggonway
This waggonway ran to the River Teams from Ridings Colliery in Whickham between 1683 and 1744. Its route has not been securely established.
Alan Williams Archaeology, 2013, Waggonways to the South Bank of the River Tyne and to the River Wear; Bennett et al 1990, A Fighting Trade - Rail Transport in Tyne Coal 1600-1800, vol 2: 8; Turnbull, L, 2012, Railways Before George Stephenson (entry 55) 155, 169;