Tyne and Wear HER(3342): Chopwell Way - Details
This Wagonway is marked as ‘Old’ on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan, so was probably out of use by 1856.
<< HER 3342 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 5 G. Bennett, E. Clavering & A. Rounding, 1990, A Fighting Trade - Rail Transport in Tyne Coal 1600-1800 Lancashire County Record Office -LRO DDTo E5 Public Records Office, Chancery Lane, London, 18th century 1094/4 Neasham, 1893, p 270 see A Fighting Trade, Vol 1 p58 Publications of the Surtees Society, 178 Newcastle University Library, NUL MSS Misc 10 Gateshead Library Local Studies, GPL G/CK/11/56 Public Records Office, Chancery Lane, London, 18th century 1094/4 Northumberland Records Office, M17 197C Gateshead Library Local Studies GPL G/EA 35/6 Gateshead Library Local Studies, GPL G/BP 3/165 Durham Records Office, D/St/B1 20/168-9 Raistrick, 1968, Quakers in Science and Industry, 168-72, 176-82 Public Records Office, Chancery Lane, London, E134/2WmM/Trin 15 Newcastle University Library, NUL Misc. MSS 10 94 Gateshead Library Local Studies, GPL G/CK/11/11 Newcastle University Library, NUL Misc 10 76 Northumberland Records Office, ZCE 10/2 Newcastle University Library, NUL Misc. 10 173 Leadgate Waggonway, 1710, Gateshead Library Local Studies, GPL CK/11/56 Chopwell Estate of John Clavering, 1721, Northumberland Records Office, 309/M 142 Dept. Pal. & Dip. Durham, 1793, The Chopwell Estate of Earl Cowper, DUPD, Gibson, 110 1826, Greenside Colliery and Waggonway, -Durham Records Office, NCB I/RS 770 Waggonways on South Bank of Tyne -Durham Records Office D/St/P17/2 Plan of the Collieries on the Rivers Tyne and Wear -Gateshead Library Local Studies,GPL CAB A1/10 W. Casson, 1801, Plan showing Collieries and Waggonways on the rivers Tyne and Wear -Gateshead Library Local Studies, GPL CAB A1/4 R. L Galloway, 1898, Annals of Coal Mining and the Coal Trade, Vol 1, pp 373-4 Waggonways and Railways of North-West Durham -Durham Records Office, D/CG 6/1435 1721, Chopwell Estate of John Clavering -Northumberland Records Office, 309/M 142 A. Williams, 2004, A Fighting Trade - Review and mapping of routes; unpublished document for Tyne & Wear Heritage Environment Record; Alan Williams Archaeology, 2013, Waggonways to the South Bank of the River Tyne and to the River Wear; Turnbull, L, 2012, Railways Before George Stephenson (entry 67) 155, 171; Simpson's map of 1721, NRO 309/M142; Fryer's map of 1793 (DUPD: Gibson 110)