Tyne and Wear HER(13375): Birtley, Devon Crescent, Tyrespot - Details
Birtley, Devon Crescent, Tyrespot
This, and the adjacent Lamesley Road Garage are the only surviving buildings of Elisabethville, the temporary Belgian village in the First World War. One was the food-store, the other the butcher's shop.
McMurtie & Schlesinger, 1987, The Birtley Belgians (5th edition 2003); John G. Bygate, 2006, Arms & the Heroes