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14437


S Tyneside


South Shields, Corstophine Town, Readhead’s Landing


South Shields


NZ36NE


Transport


Water Transport Site


Slipway


Early Modern


C19


Structure


In 1865 Alderman John Readhead founded his shipyard John Readhead & Sons in South Shields, which built small cargo ships and colliers for clients the world over until the yard was closed in 1968. Various slipways and dry docks can still be seen today stretching from Tyne Dock towards the mouth of the Tyne. Protect cobbled lane. LOCAL LIST


3546


6589


NZ35466589



SOUTH TYNESIDE LOCAL LIST REVIEW 2011: REFERENCE NUMBER: LSHA/63/SS

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