Tyne and Wear HER(4594): South Shields, Alum and Alkali Works - Details
South Shields, Alum and Alkali Works
On Wood’s map of 1827 the Alkali Works is apparently surrounded by ballast hills. The works ido not appear on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map of the area.
<< HER 4594 >> J. Woods, 1826, Plan of the Towns of North Shields and Tynemouth; University of Newcastle upon Tyne Department of Extra-Mural Studies, 1961, The Old Tyneside Chemical Trade, chapter XII, pages 31-33