Tyne and Wear HER(4416): Sunderland, Coney Warren, Battery - Details
Sunderland, Coney Warren, Battery
In 1783 a walled battery with six guns was built on the Coney Warren near to present day Barrack Street. Much of this was eventually washed away and the rest was demolished by the Sunderland Dock Company in 1848.
<< HER 4416 >> J. Rain, 1785, An Eye Plan of Sunderland and Bishopwearmouth Clay, Miller & Milburn, 1984, An Eye Plan of Sunderland and Bishopwearmouth, p 37 G. McCombie, 1997, The Development of Sunderland Town Moor, p 15 J.W. Summers, 1858, The History of Sunderland, p 76-85