Tyne and Wear HER(2287): South Shields, Gateshead to South Shields Road - Details
South Shields, Gateshead to South Shields Road
Toll Road from Gateshead to South Shields which ran at least some of its length along the line of the Wrekendyke. Related sites included Jarrow Slake Turnpike (HER ref. 2291), Primrose Bridge (HER ref. 2273), Dean Bridge (HER ref. 2376). On the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan, its course is unclear beyond NZ 3555 6654. Its southern end appears to have been at White Mere Pool where it joined the road to Wearmouth.
<< HER 2287 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 3