Tyne and Wear HER(2226): Hebburn, Ballast Hill - Details
Hebburn, Ballast Hill
Between the works of Hawthorns (HER ref. 2227) and United Alkali (HER ref. 2503) is one of the Tyne's ballast hills (artificial mounds created by the discharge of ballast from inward bound colliers).
<< HER 2226 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham , 3 F.W.D. Manders, Walker and Hebburn; Dick Keys and Ken Smith, 2005, Tall Ships on the Tyne, p 6