Tyne and Wear HER(5865): Monkseaton, old pit - Details
Monkseaton, old pit
Coal Mining Site
A series of boreholes and old pits are shown on a map of Monkseaton 1833-41. The depth of these borings and the strata encountered are recorded by the North of England Institute of Mining Engineers in 1885.
<< HER 5865 >> M. Snape, Tyne and Wear Museums, 2004, 88-90 Front Street, Monkseaton, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, Archaeological Assessment, p 12 1833, Map of Monkseaton, Northumberland Records Office, ZHE 63/23 Mining Institute, North of England Institute of Mining Engineers, 1885, Strata of Northumberland and Durham, Borings and Sinkings