Tyne and Wear HER(3215): East Rainton, Pontop Pit - Details
East Rainton, Pontop Pit
Coal Mining Site
Pontop Pit was the earliest in the area. It was situated on the site of the present primary school.
<< HER 3215 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1861, 6 inch scale, Durham20; Hetton Local & Natural History Society, 2015, The Hetton Village Atlas p561