Tyne and Wear HER(4086): Newcastle, Town Moor, Reservoirs - Details
Newcastle, Town Moor, Reservoirs
Water Supply and Drainage
Water Storage Site
These four Reservoirs on the Town Moor formed part of the 18th and 19th century water supply system for Newcastle. By the 1870s they had become disused and later formed part of the boating lake in Exhibition Park.
<< HER 4086 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 97 I.M. Ayris, & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p.68