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4171


Newcastle


Byker, Plummer's Wharf Shipyard


Byker


NZ26SE


Maritime


Marine Construction Site


Shipyard


Early Modern


C19


Documentary Evidence


A shipbuilding yard to the west of Plummer’s Wharf, St Peter’s is shown on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map. The yard included a small rectangular dock towards its eastern side and a large building / graving dock running obliquely across it from the western edge. St Peter’s Saw Mill lies within the north-western part of the yard. The yard had gone by the time of the 2nd Ordnance Survey map.


2695


6359


NZ26956359



<< HER 4171 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, 1864, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 97 The Archaeological Practice, 2002, Shipbuilding on Tyne and Wear - Prehistory to Present. Tyne & Wear Historic Environment Record.

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