Tyne and Wear HER(1809): Winlaton, Sharpes Joinery Works - Details
Winlaton, Sharpes Joinery Works
Metal Smelting Site
Single storey stone building with a wooden extension between Knowledge Hill and Parliament Street, formerly a forge. The hearth and bellows survive, together with the antiquated joinery equipment. These are the only active remains of the cottage industry on which the whole settlement was originally founded.
<< HER 1809 >> Tyne and Wear Industrial Monuments Trust, Blaydon and Winlaton Plan Pers comm. B. Jarvis, 1978 Historic Environment Record