Tyne and Wear HER(4444): Sunderland, Coal Staith - Details
Sunderland, Coal Staith
Water Transport Site
A staith for the loading and unloading of coals was constructed on a parcel of waste land "lying beneath Houldeape from the great Cove east to the great Hinginge Scarr west and extending from the lowest part of the bank 24 yards into the channel of the Wear". The land was granted to John Lord Lumley in 1600. This precise location of this staith is unknown.
<< HER 4444 >> Mackenzie & Ross, 1834, Historical...View of the County Palatinate of Durham, p 273