Tyne and Wear HER(1633): Swalwell, Derwent Brass Works - Details
Swalwell, Derwent Brass Works
There have been buildings on this site since at least Ordnance Survey first edition.By the third edition a large building on the site is named as Derwent Brass Works and this survives today . The existing building is built of yellow brick, but incorporates a west elevation of roughly hewn and roughly coursed stone, supported by yellow brick buttresses. First floor windows have a brick arch above and bricks laid on face below. The southern elevation is of modern red brick.
<< HER 1633 >> Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, 1978, Dunston and Swalwell Plan Area; Tyne and Wear Museums, 2005, Collingwood Buildings, Quality Row, Swalwell, Gateshead - Archaeological Assessment and Photographic Recording