Tyne and Wear HER(2746): Monkwearmouth, Pemberton's Drops - Details
Monkwearmouth, Pemberton's Drops
Water Transport Site
Pemberton's Drops loaded coal from Monkwearmouth Colliery (HER ref. 2743) via a wagonway (HER ref. 2745). All that remains is a section of brick revetment wall built into the cliff face. One of the chutes is clearly visible.
<< HER 2746 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 8; Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, 1978, Sites of interest in River Wear plan area; Northern Archaeological Associates, 2017, Sheepfolds, Sunderland - Archaeological Desk Based Assessment, Building Recording and Geological Assessment, p 56