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First and Second Engine Pits, Longbenton

Longbenton, North Tyneside




Entry Created:

3 Sept 2021

Last Updated:

8 Sept 2021




Earl of Carlisle

Description (or HER record listing)

Second Pit is shown on a plan of the Earl of Carlisle's Estate 1749. A further plan of the same year shows First and Second Engine Pits. A wagonway linked Dyke Pit (HER 5104) to these pits and ran south to staiths at Walker. Last shown on a plan of 1824 of the royalties and extent of manorial rights to coal under Gosforth. It may have been disused at this time. The site was built over with housing in the 1950s-1960s.

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