Tyne and Wear HER(5572): Ouseburn, Ouseburn Iron Works - Details
Ouseburn, Ouseburn Iron Works
Metal Smelting Site
Shown on Ordnance Survey second edition. J. Spencer & Sons are listed as having a forge department on Foundry Lane in Ward's Directory of 1892. A locomotive was built here at the first Ouseburn foundry, Crowther's Ironworks, for the Lambton Wagonway in 1815.
<< HER 5572 >> Pers. Comm. M. Greatbatch, 2004, Ouseburn Heritage Officer