Tyne and Wear HER(4232): Newburn, Spencer's Steel Works, Rolling Mill - Details
Newburn, Spencer's Steel Works, Rolling Mill
Metal Industry Site
This was the Rolling Mill for Spencer's Steel Works (HER ref. 4231). It was built circa 1900 and probably produced the steel plate for the Mauretania in 1904. The works closed in the 1960s but this building survived and was reused.
<< HER 4232 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1899, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 96, NE I.M. Ayris, & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p.50