Tyne and Wear HER(3107): Penshaw, Penshaw Colliery E Pit - Details
Penshaw, Penshaw Colliery E Pit
Coal Mining Site
Depicted on the 1815 Vane Tempest estate map and on Bell's Coalfield map (1843). It was connected by a waggonway branch line, partly shared with Mill Pit running NW to link with the Tempest/Londonderry line. Probably redundant by 1862.
<< HER 3107 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 13; The Archaeological Practice Ltd., 2014, Penshaw: Not just a monument - Historic Village Atlas; Painsher Estate Map, 1815 (DRO D/Lo/P4)