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 Woodâ€™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; TWM, 2009, Ashleigh Special School, North Shields - Archaeological Assessment