Tyne and Wear HER(4239): West Brunton, Mine Shaft - Details
West Brunton, Mine Shaft
This Shaft is marked as ‘Old’ on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey plan, indicating that it was out of use by 1895. It is marked by the British Geological Survey as " Three Pool ". This area has been mined for hundreds of years. 'North Pit Field' and 'South Pit Field' on the early 19th century Woolsington Estate plan (NRO 1219) presumably indicate the location of a coal pit or pits.
<< HER 4239 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1898, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 88, NW The Archaeological Practice, 1997, Newcastle International Airport, Cultural Heritage Assessment