Tyne and Wear HER(5924): Newcastle, Town Moor, mine shaft - Details
Newcastle, Town Moor, mine shaft
Mine Drainage and Ventilation Site
A large hollow, measuring 3.8 metres across and 0.5 metres high where it is cut into the hillside. There is a 0.4 metres high counterscarp on the north-east and noth-west sides. This shaft does not fit into an organised pattern - it is likely to be a one-off mine or test digging.
<< HER 5924 >> RCHME, 1995, Town Moor, Newcastle upon Tyne, Archaeological Survey Report, p 28