Tyne and Wear HER(17743): Backworth, spoil heaps - Details
Backworth, spoil heaps
Mining Industry Site
Backworth Colliery developed into a substantial colliery and brickwork complex with spoil heaps, reservoirs, workshops, chimneys, a Hoffmann Kiln, other buildings and wagonways by 1947. The site of this colliery was subsequently disturbed and then re-landscaped, very little physical trace of the colliery and brickworks survive.
RAF/CPE/UK/2352 FS 3014 04-OCT-1947; Next Perspectives APGB Imagery NZ2973 06-MAY-2016; Alison Deegan, 2018, South East Northumberland Air Photograph and Lidar Mapping Project; OS/70180 V 83 05-JUN-1970