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1973


N Tyneside


Tynemouth, Prior's Stone


Tynemouth


NZ36NE




Marker Stone


Early Modern


C19


Structure


Foundation stone of the proposed Tynemouth or Low Lights Dock laid on 23rd June 1864. The stone was dislodged by S.S. Stagshaw on 29th November 1878 and the sealed bottles and brass plaque removed - their whereabouts are unknown. Marked as "Prior's Stone" on current Ordnance Survey map.


3702


6870


NZ37026870



<< HER 1973 >> D. Heslop, 2002, Tynemouth Small Towns Report Pers. Comm. Chris Lambert, 1999, Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade

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