Tyne and Wear HER(2311): West Boldon, Boldon Station - Details
West Boldon, Boldon Station
Railway Transport Site
Boldon Station, on the North Eastern Railway, Pontop and South Shields Branch (SMR 2290). Marked as a Coal and Lime Depot on the 1st edition OS mapping, 1857 survey. May have been conveying lime from the quarries and kilns around Down Hill. Originally a passenger station, later a lime and coal depot. The goods yard and coal depot have been reconstruced at Beamish Museum.
<< HER 2311 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 7