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Title:Plan of the collieries on the rivers Tyne and Wear, also Blyth, Bedlington and Hartley; with the country 11 miles round NewcastleClick on this image for zoomable version: Image name = m0183t.jpg    m0183
Creator (as stated on item):taken from actual surveys by John Gibson.
Place of publication: [s.l.]
Date of publication: [1788]
Contents description: map of the Northumberland and Durham coalfield from Bedlington in the north to Witton Gilbert in the south, and from the coast to Belsay and Ovingham in the west. Indicates depths of coal pits and distances. Wagonways from collieries to staithes are marked in red. Also glassworks and saltpans on the Tyne are shown. Shows parks and houses of nobility and gentry, with names of their owners. Title vignette (top left) depicts coal staithes and a colliery. Dedicated to Hugh, Duke of Northumberland, in a vignette (bottom left) depicting Alnwick Castle. Tables of keel dues on the Tyne and at Sunderland in the margin.
Scale [1:63 360]
Additional scale information: Scale statement on map: 6 in. to 6 miles
Quantity/type of material: 1 map
Size: 64 x 99 cm
Published description: Turner (1954) 149 (Bibliography)

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Repository/reference number:DUL NSR Planfile C 22/5

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People
Creator:Gibson, John
Places
Durham (England : County) - Maps - 1788
Northumberland (England) - Maps - 1788
Subjects
Coal mines and mining - Maps
Coal mines and mining - Pictorial works
Land tenure - Maps
Rivers - Maps

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