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2347


S Tyneside


South Shields, Lawe Beacon (West)


South Shields


NZ36NE


Communications


Signalling Structure


Beacon


Early Modern


C19


Structure


The western Lawe Beacon is one of a pair, with the western beacon (HER ref. 2346), of guides for vessels entering the mouth of the Tyne. It is an obelisk of brick with a stone base and cap. The beacons were erected in 1832 as high and low navigation marks complementing the lights of North Shields. LISTED GRADE 2


3654


6806


NZ36546806



<< HER 2347 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 4 I. Ayris & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p 28

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