Tyne and Wear HER(3566): Winlaton, Mary Pit - Details
Winlaton, Mary Pit
Coal Mining Site
Mary Pit (Coal) appears on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan ans was probably reused as an air shaft for Blaydon Burn Colliery at a later date. Remains of buildings and an air shaft tower survive on the north side of West Lane, near a school. The site was recently in use as a scrapyard.
<< HER 3566 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 6 Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, 1978, Blaydon and Winlaton Plan I.M. Ayris & P. Jubb, 1991, Struddars Farm, Gateshead Design, Observations on Possible re-use and Conversion