Keys to the Past

Cuddy's Wheel (Blyth)

In woodland a circular hollow known as Cuddy's Wheel can be seen. It may have been the site of a horse-powered wheel, which was used to power lifting or pumping machinery. It was probably used to raise coal or water from a coal mine. It dates to the 18th or 19th century.

Reference number:N11464
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Blyth

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