Tyne and Wear HER(3847): Beacon Lough, Wagonway - Details
Beacon Lough, Wagonway
The line of Gateshead Fell Waggonway (HER 5241) was extended to Sheriff Hill Colliery. Another line (High Heworth Way) carried coal from 1805.
<< HER 3847 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 7; 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 51a) 160, 169; TWAS: DT/Bell/2/143