Tyne and Wear HER(2247): South Shields, Raft Yard - Details
South Shields, Raft Yard
Marine Construction Site
A site named Raft Yard is the possible site of a shipyard. On the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan, the extents of the site are unclear. By 1895 it had become a victim of the expansion of the nearby High Docks (HER ref. 2294).
<< HER 2247 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 3