Tyne and Wear HER(3925): Throckley, East Engine Pit - Details
Throckley, East Engine Pit
Coal Mining Site
East Engine Pit (Coal) is marked on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan, but not shown on the 2nd edition plan, indicating that it was out of use by 1895, by which time the site has been lost within Throckley Colliery.
<< HER 3925 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 96; Alan Williams Archaeology, 2012, Waggonways North of the River Tyne: Tyne and Wear HER Enhancement Project 2011-12; Map of Throckley Fell 1774 (mining institute); Turnbull, L. 2009 Coals from Newcastle: An Introduction to the Northumberland and Durham Coalfield