Tyne and Wear HER(2624): Washington Waggonway (Usworth Way to Cox Green) - Details
Washington Waggonway (Usworth Way to Cox Green)
Washington Wagonway linked Washington Colliery ‘1’ and ‘B’ Pits to the North Eastern Railway, Pontop and South Shields Branch at Victoria Place. On the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan, it seems to have a short disused branch to ‘The Old Engine’ (HER ref. 2622), from NZ 3019 5684.
<< HER 2624 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 7; Archaeological Services Durham University, 2012, Teal Village Farm, Washington, Tyne and Wear - archaeological evaluation; Turnbull, L, 2012, Railways Before George Stephenson (entry 81) 172; Gibson's Map of Coalfield 1787; Alan Williams Archaeology, 2013, Waggonways to the South Bank of the River Tyne and to the River Wear