Keys to the Past

Wagonway (Blyth)

This is the site of a wooden wagonway built from a coal mine at Bebside to the River Blyth. It was built some time before 1606 but closed in 1618. This is the earliest known wagonway in Northumberland.

Reference number:N11779
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Blyth


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