Tyne and Wear HER(3455): Blaydon, Garden Pit - Details
Blaydon, Garden Pit
Coal Mining Site
The Garden Pit is marked as an Air Shaft on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan and may have been part of Blaydon Main Colliery (Low Shibdon) (HER ref. 3457). It may have started out as a Pit but by 1856 was in use ventilating the main workings.
<< HER 3455 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 2