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2433


S Tyneside


South Shields, Railway


South Shields


NZ36NE


Transport


Railway Transport Site


Railway


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


A Railway associated with the construction of the South Pier and Groyne (HER refs. 2429 & 2429). It linked these sites with Trow Rocks Quarry and the Commissioner's Staiths, (HER refs. 2390 & 2434). The line was built by the Tyne Improvement Commission in 1854, first worked by horses, then from 1876 by a locomotive.


3659


6823


NZ36596823



<< HER 2433 >> 2nd edition, Ordnance Survey map, 1898, 6 inch scale, Durham, 4, NW N.T. Sinclair, & I.S. Carr, 1990, Railways of South Shields, p.8,11

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