Tyne and Wear HER(4564): North Shields, Dortwich Sands Salt Pans - Details
North Shields, Dortwich Sands Salt Pans
Craster states that in the mid 17th century there were salt pans at the western end of Dortwick where sands stretched out across the Tyne.
<< HER 4564 >> H.H.E. Craster, 1907, History of Northumberland, Vol. VIII, p 306