NZ3671 : Waggonways Interpretation Board, Cullercoats

taken 5 years ago, near to Cullercoats, North Tyneside, Great Britain

Waggonways Interpretation Board, Cullercoats
Waggonways Interpretation Board, Cullercoats
Coal was mined locally and transported to Cullercoats Bay on horse-drawn waggonways from around 1626. The coal was used for heating salt pans at Cullercoats and some exported. Cullercoats colliery closed in 1723, followed by Whitley Colliery the following year.

The route of the 'lost' waggonway was researched by children from Rockcliffe First School, Cullercoats in 2007. Working with North Tyneside Council, they placed waymarking studs along the route and provided designs for three waggonways interpretation panels.
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 November, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 November, 2015
Geographical Context
Coastal  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tourism 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3639 7141 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:2.1530N 1:25.9300W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 36397 71419
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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