Tyne and Wear HER(4303): Benwell, Air Shaft - Details
Benwell, Air Shaft
Mine Drainage and Ventilation Site
This Air Shaft is shown on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey plan, but is not shown on the 1st edition plan, indicating that it was sunk after 1858. This exact position of the shaft is diffucult to ascertain from the available historic map evidence.
<< HER 4303 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1899, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 97, NW