Tyne and Wear HER(3130): Newbottle, Railway/Wagonway - Details
A Wagonway or Railway is marked (as both) on Historic Ordnance Survey maps.This may have been a continuation of the Londonderry Railway (HER ref. 3081), from Painshaw Foundry to Sedgeletch. On the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan it is marked as ‘Old’, indicating that it was probably out of use by 1858.
<< HER 3130 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 13