Tyne and Wear HER(3910): Birtley, Wagonway - Details
A Wagonway, marked as Old on the 1st edition OS mapping, so was out of use by 1857. A deposit that represents the bedding layer of the waggonway was excavated in 2011 by North Pennines Archaeology as part of a wider archaeological evaluation. No other tracks or features were observed.
<< HER 3910 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 7; NPA, 2011, Land at North Side, Birtley, Gateshead - Archaeological Evaluation; Alan Williams Archaeology, 2013, Waggonways to the South Bank of the River Tyne and to the River Wear;