Tyne and Wear HER(5486): North Shields, Raff Yard/Chain and Anchor Works - Details
North Shields, Raff Yard/Chain and Anchor Works
Timber Processing Site
The Raff Yard (timber yard) of Crighton and Tyzack is shown on Wood's plan of 1826 and Rook's plan of 1827. Crighton and Tyzack opened a chain and anchor works to the south of this around 1834, absorbing a former galssworks (HER 5490). The raff yard was later taken over by a forge and foundry (HER 2054 - 1st edition Ordnance Survey map) and then by North Shields Glazed Brick Works and Flint Mills (2nd edition Ordnance Survey map).
<< HER 5486 >> Northern Counties Archaeological Services, 2003, Fish Park, North Shields, Archaeological Assessment J. Rook, 1827, Plan of North Shields and Tynemouth J. Wood, 1826, A Plan of the towns of North Shields and Tynemouth