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Old Life Brigade Watch Station, Tynemouth


2214


N Tyneside


Tynemouth, Pier Road, Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House


Tynemouth


NZ36NE


Civil



Watch House


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


The Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House, Tynemouth. This Life Brigade was the first in the country to be formed (in 1864). The Watch House was built in 1886 and is still in use for its original purpose and also contains a small museum. LISTED GRADE 2


3726


6899


NZ37266899



<< HER 2214 >> I.M. Ayris, & S.M. Linsley, 1994, The Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p.27; Dept. of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 10/109; North Tyneside Council and Nexus, North Shields Heritage Trail, board 11 'Black Middens'

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