Tyne and Wear HER(4107): Elswick, Benwell Colliery, Beaumont Pit - Details
Elswick, Benwell Colliery, Beaumont Pit
Coal Mining Site
Beaumont Pit (Coal) is shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, but not on the 2nd edition. Sunk in 1809. Owned by W. Cochrane Carr Ltd and then by Elswick Coal Company Ltd in the 1930s.
<< HER 4107 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 97; http://www.dmm.org.uk