Tyne and Wear HER(4118): Elswick, Coal Shaft - Details
Elswick, Coal Shaft
Coal Mining Site
This Coal Shaft was sunk around 1805 and closed by 1859. An inclined plane (HER ref. 4906) linked the shaft with the riverside.
<< HER 4118 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 97 Northern Archaeological Associates, 2000, Elswick Lead Works, Newcastle upon Tyne, Archaeological Assessment