Tyne and Wear HER(15926): Felling, Felling Shore, whale processing warehouse - Details
Felling, Felling Shore, whale processing warehouse
Animal Product Site
Operated from 1784 by the owners of the Disko Bay. A warehouse and ancillary buildings were later constructed 1786 to 1787. Whale oil was stored in lead-lined tanks after being prepared. One such site was excavated at Rotherhithe in London.
Tony Barrow, 2001, The Whaling Trade of North-east England 1750-1850, p 67