Tyne and Wear HER(2279): Jarrow, St. Bede Works/Don Alkali Works - Details
Jarrow, St. Bede Works/Don Alkali Works
Chemical Production Site
The 2nd edition Ordnance Survey plan shows these works had expanded by 1895 and had been renamed the St. Bede Works. The site is also known as the Don Factory and is known from map evidence from as early as 1839.
<< HER 2279 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 3 County Conservation Team, 1989, Simonside, South Shields, p.4; University of Newcastle upon Tyne Department of Extra-Mural Studies, 1961, The Old Tyneside Chemical Trade, chapter XII, pages 31-33