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2503


S Tyneside


Hebburn, Tennant's Alkali Works


Hebburn


NZ36SW


Industrial


Chemical Works


Alkali Works


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


The large chemical works of United Alkali began as Tennant's Chemical Works in the mid 1860s. The chief product was soda crystals, but sulphuric acid, bleaching powder and waterglass were made here until the works ran down in the 1920s.


3036


6464


NZ30366464



<< HER 2503 >> 2nd edition, Ordnance Survey map, 1898, 6 inch scale, Durham, 3, SW F.W.D. Manders, Walker and Hebburn; University of Newcastle upon Tyne Department of Extra-Mural Studies, 1961, The Old Tyneside Chemical Trade, chapter XII, pages 31-33

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