Tyne and Wear HER(2222): Ouston and Pelaw Wagonway - Details
Gateshead and S Tyneside
Ouston and Pelaw Wagonway
The Ouston and Pelaw Wagonway opened between 1800 and 1812. It split into four branches north of NZ 3000 6333 to go to a number of named staiths (HER refs. 2218, 2219, 2220 & 2221). The branches to Urpeth and Eighton Moor Staiths (HER refs. 2218 & 2219) are shown as inclined planes on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey plan. The wagonway was. The relationship of this line to the Pelaw Main and Team Colliery wagonways is unclear.
<< HER 2222 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham , 3