Tyne and Wear HER(2090): Wallsend, Wagonway to Fawdon Colliery Staiths - Details
Wallsend, Wagonway to Fawdon Colliery Staiths
A fan of waggonways running to staiths within Wallsend and serving a number of collieries including Fawdon. Shown on an un-sourced map of 1811 in Turnbull 2012 (route 17).
<< HER 2090 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 98; Alan Williams Archaeology, 2012, Waggonways North of the River Tyne: Tyne and Wear HER Enhancement Project 2011-12; Bell 1847-1851: Maps of the Great Northern Coalfield, Northumberland; Turnbull, L. 2012 Railways Before George Stephenson (route 17)