Tyne and Wear HER(3439): Blaydon, Blaydon Main Colliery - Details
Blaydon, Blaydon Main Colliery
Coal Mining Site
Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows that Blaydon Main Colliery was served by the Blaydon Main Wagonway (HER ref. 3442). This is possibly the Mary Pit, known from documentary evidence which opened after 1853 and closed before 1895.
<< HER 3439 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 2 Bennett, G, Clavering, E & Rounding, A, 1989, A Fighting Trade, Vol 1, p 180-1