Tyne and Wear HER(4608): Walker, St. Anthony's Tar Works, Well - Details
Walker, St. Anthony's Tar Works, Well
Water Supply and Drainage
Water Storage Site
A well found at St. Anthony's Tar Works, Walker was built in English garden wall bond brickwork with a stone capping stone and stone capping on the two side walls. The capping stone had the remains of iron railings at the front end. It measured 0.90 metres across the front, 1.07 metres deep and 2.3 metres high internally. A thick accretion of tar covered all the walls near water level.
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