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4582


N Tyneside


North Shields, Whitley Wagonway


North Shields


NZ36NE


Transport


Tramway


Waggonway


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


The line of Whitley Wagonway is marked on Wood’s map of 1827, leading to a staith at the Low Light. This carried coal from Whitley Colliery to the collier brigs loading at the quays.


3628


6841


NZ36286841



<< HER 4582 >> J. Woods, 1826, Plan of the Towns of North Shields and Tynemouth; North Tyneside Council and Nexus, 2010, North Shields Heritage Trail, board 8 'The Gut'

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