Tyne and Wear HER(2873): Sunderland, South Dock, Iron Foundry - Details
Sunderland, South Dock, Iron Foundry
Historic Ordnance Survey map evidence shows an Iron Foundry at this location. Constructed in the mid-19th century. Comprised of engine shed, two smithies and a rail track. The Iron Foundry expanded during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In the 1960s much of the site was demolished. Upstanding remains associated with the Iron Foundry may have been incorporated into the extant electricity sub-station.
<< HER 2873 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 8; Archaeological Services Durham University, 2019, Young's Quay, Port of Sunderland, archaeological desk-based assessment report 5110