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17566


Sunderland


Monkwearmouth, boatyard of Thomas Burn


Monkwearmouth


NZ35NE


Maritime


Marine Construction Site


Boat Yard


Post Medieval


C17


Documentary Evidence


Samuel Buck's 'Perspective and Ichnography of the town of Sunderland, 1720' shows numerous buildings dotted along the shore and escarpment. One of these is associated with a large slipway, probably the boatyard of Thomas Burn, first recorded on monkwearmouth Shore in 1690.


395


574


NZ395574



Northern Archaeological Associates, 2017, Sheepfolds, Sunderland - Archaeological Desk Based Assessment, Building Recording and Geological Assessment, p 29; MM Meikle and CM Newman, 2007, Sunderland and its Origins: Monks to Mariners, p 162

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