Tyne and Wear HER(2035): Howdon, Hayhole Lead Works - Details
Howdon, Hayhole Lead Works
Metal Smelting Site
The Hayhole Lead Works site was established in 1847 and was taken over in 1856 by William Isaac Cookson. Cookson's became part of Associated Lead Manufacturers in 1919 and lead was smelted here until 1926. The Cooksonâ€™s works was still at this location in 1977.
<< HER 2035 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1865, 6 inch scale, Northumberland 89 G. Unsworth Hall, 1977, Willington Quay, p.77