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2772


Sunderland


Southwick, Crown Glass Works


Southwick


NZ35NE


Industrial


Glassmaking Site


Glass Works


Post Medieval


C18


Documentary Evidence


Wearmouth Crown Glass Works or Southwick Crown Glassworks was opened in 1805, and from c.1823 was run by Atwoods. Until c.1860 it produced Crown glass, thereafter, blown sheet. The Wear Crown Glass Company took over c.1869 and eventually the site was absorbed into Pickersgill's Shipyard.


3794


5797


NZ37945797



<< HER 2772 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 8 N.T. Sinclair in Milburn & Miller, (eds) 1988, Sunderland, River, Town & People, Industry to 1914, p.32

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