Tyne and Wear HER(4567): North Shields, Church Street Ropery - Details
North Shields, Church Street Ropery
Rope Manufacturing Site
A ropery in Church Street is shown on Fryer's 1772 map on Mr. Parson's ground, and on Wood’s map of 1827. On the 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan it is shown as a shorter establishment, allowing George Street to extend further west.
<< HER 4567 >> J. Woods, 1826, Plan of the Towns of North Shields and Tynemouth J. Fryer, 1772, A Plan of the Low Part of the River Tyne 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1865, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 89; TWM, 2010, Ashleigh Special School, North Shields - Archaeological Excavation