Tyne and Wear HER(4400): Gateshead, New Woolwich Iron Works - Details
Gateshead, New Woolwich Iron Works
Metal Smelting Site
Iron Works described by Oliver in 1831 as conducted by Messrs. Wm. Hawkes, Senr. And Co., Hawkes had other works at New Greenwich (HER 5585) and New Deptford (3516). According to Manders this site was constructed by 1819. Named after the company's warehouse at Woolich. Shown on Oliver's plan of 1830 and Reid's plan of 1882.
<< HER 4400 >> T.Oliver, 1831, A Perambulatory Survey, in A picture of Newcastle upon Tyne, pp 137-138 F.W.D. Manders, 1973, A History of Gateshead, p 66-67