Keys to the Past

Coal Staithes (Blyth)

These landing stages were built in 1788 so that coal wagons from Plessey Pit could drop their loads into waiting coal ships.

Reference number:N12122
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Blyth


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