Tyne and Wear HER(17093): Biddick, Ellrington's Main Waggonway - Details
Biddick, Ellrington's Main Waggonway
A short waggonway running to a colliery a little way to the west of Cox Green at Worm Hill on the north bank of the River Wear. It was certainly in use by 1787, shown on Gibson’s Map of the Coalfield of that year.
Alan Williams Archaeology, 2013, Waggonways to the South Bank of the River Tyne and to the River Wear; Turnbull, L, 2012, Railways Before George Stephenson (entry 82); Gibson's Map of Coalfield 1787