Tyne and Wear HER(17098): Harraton, Joliffe's Waggonway - Details
Harraton, Joliffe's Waggonway
By the 1760s, the Flatts Waggonway (HER 17094) ran on a curving route through Harraton and to Fatfield avoiding land within the Peareth Estate. A new staith had also been built at Fatfield owned by the Hedworths.
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 71J) p160 & 171; NRO: Brown collection SANT/BEQ/9/1/3/43