Tyne and Wear HER(4582): North Shields, Whitley Wagonway - Details
North Shields, Whitley Wagonway
Shown on Woods 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 and limestone from Whitley Quarry. Named as "Whitley Coal and Lime Waggonway" on Rook's plan of 1827. Ran on an inclined plane.
<< 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'