Tyne and Wear HER(2591): South Shields, Mill Dam - Details
South Shields, Mill Dam
Water Supply and Drainage
Mill Dam is shown on a map of South Shields of 1768. By the first edition Ordnance Survey map, surveyed in 1855, the dam has gone, presumably filled in and built over. The name survives on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey plan as Mill Dam Valley.
<< HER 2591 >> County Conservation Team, 1989, Simonside, South Shields, Copy of Richardson, 1768, Plan of.South Shields. p.5; Prospect Archaeology, 2015, South Shields Masterplan - Archaeological Assessment