Tyne and Wear HER(4377): Gateshead, Gas Works - Details
Gateshead, Gas Works
Coal Gas Structure
Gas Works marked on Oliver 1832 map and a building is shown on the same site on the 1844 Oliver map. Later the site becomes used as a manure works. Built in Pipeweelgate by 1819. By 1821 Gateshead's new street lamps were supplied by gas, although oil was still in use in 1830.
<< HER 4377 >> T.Oliver, 1831, A Perambulatory Survey, in A picture of Newcastle upon Tyne, pp 137-138 Thomas Oliver, 1844, Plan of The Borough of Newcastle....together with Gateshead Thomas Oliver, 1831