Tyne and Wear HER(10889): West Boldon, windmill, Civil War skirmish - Details
West Boldon, windmill, Civil War skirmish
On 25th March the Scots dug in cannon emplacements and at 2pm there was a skirmish at Boldon windmill. Hand-to-hand fighting near Boldon Hills followed (the so-called Battle of Boldon Hills is described under the Battle of Hylton, HER 26).
M.M. Meikle and C.M. Newman, 2007, Sunderland and its Origins - monks to mariners, pp. 126-128