Tyne and Wear HER(3206): East Rainton, Rainton Colliery, Dun Well Pit - Details
East Rainton, Rainton Colliery, Dun Well Pit
Coal Mining Site
Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows Dun Well Pit at this location. A railway spur (HER ref. 3204) linked it with a coal depot (HER ref. 3203) and the Rainton and Seaham Railway, North Hetton Branch (HER ref. number 3205).
<< HER 3206 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1861, 6 inch scale, Durham20; Durham Mining Museum www.dmm.org.uk; Norman Emery, 1998, Banners of the Durham Coalfield