Tyne and Wear HER(3072): Cox Green, Tunnel - Details
Cox Green, Tunnel
Railway Transport Site
This stone-lined tunnel formerly linked Low Lambton Quarries to staithes on the river bank, where the stone was transferred to be transported downriver.
<< HER 3072 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 13 Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, 1978, Sites of interest in the River Wear plan area Tyne and Wear County Council, 1985, Penshaw Monument and the River Wear leaflet