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2429


S Tyneside


South Shields, South Pier


South Shields


NZ36NE


Maritime


Landing Point


Pier


Early Modern


C19


Structure


Construction of the Pier by the Tyne Improvement Commission began in 1854.The 2nd edition Ordnance Survey plan shows the pier construction works and the railway (HER refs. 2432 & 2495) associated with this structure. The Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House (HER ref. 2430) was at the south end of the pier, a lighthouse was built at its northern end. LOCAL LIST


3784


6827


NZ37846827



<< HER 2429 >> 2nd edition, Ordnance Survey map, 1898, 6 inch scale, Durham, 4, NW N.T. Sinclair, & I.S. Carr, 1990, Railways of South Shields, p.8,11; SOUTH TYNESIDE LOCAL LIST REVIEW 2011: REFERENCE NUMBER: LSHA/39/SS

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