Tyne and Wear HER(3007): Harraton, Ayton Pit - Details
Harraton, Ayton Pit
Coal Mining Site
Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows Ayton Pit (Coal) at this location.
<< HER 3007 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 13; John Thomas William Bell, 1843, Plan of part of the Tyne and Wear coal districts in the County of Durham; Tithe map of Harraton in the Parish of Chester-le-Street, 1847; William Oliver, 1851, Map of the coalfield of Northumberland and Durham; Pre-Construct Archaeology Ltd, 2008, An Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment: The Former Goodyear Dunlop Tyre Factory, Wear Industrial Estate, Washington, Tyne and Wear; Lincolnshire Archives Committee 1956, Lincolnshire Archives reference THOR 2/4/2 (Bargain, sale, release and confirmation, dated 30th July 1730) and THOR 2/4/1 (lease for a year, dated 29th July 1730) and THOR 6/4/1 (letter dated 10th January 1764) and THOR 6/4/2 (letter dated 27th March 1770) and THOR 1/1/7/1 (lease for 21 years, dated 21st October 1778) and THOR 1/1/7/2 (lease for 20 years, undated)