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1051


N Tyneside


Backworth Colliery, East Holywell Branch


East Holywell


NZ37SW


Transport


Railway Transport Site


Railway


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


Wagonway from East Holywell Colliery (NZ 3123 7314). Terminates at junction with Backworth Wagonway (NZ 3063 7149). Marked East Holywell Colliery Railway on2nd edition Ordnance Survey Map, with a remodelled junction with the Backworth Wagonway and a new one with the NER Blyth & Tyne/Backworth & Morpeth Line (HER ref. 1055). The course of the wagonway is preserved as a trackway.


3129


7280


NZ31297280



<< HER 1051 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1865, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 81 2000, Moor Edge Farm, Archaeological Assessment; John Elliott & Derek Charlton, 1994, Backworth - An Illustrated History of the Mines and Railways

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