Tyne and Wear HER(5157): Westerhope, James Street and Thomas Street - Details
Westerhope, James Street and Thomas Street
A street of solid stone built two storey houses notable for being served by a tramway from the nearby colliery bringing coal and also taking away refuse from the houses. This type of system was not uncommon in some of the mining communities of South East Northumberland, particularly in Ashington.
<< HER 5157 >> I. Ayris & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p 74; J.T. Allison and A.D. Walton, 1989, Bygone Westerhope, 17