Tyne and Wear HER(5591): Gateshead, Friar's Goose, Great Heap - Details
Gateshead, Friar's Goose, Great Heap
Mining Industry Site
Shown on Ordnance Survey second edition. After the chemical works went out of use in 1932 the 2 million ton spoil heap was utilised for agricultural purposes. The recovered land became East Gateshead Riverside Park in 1966.
<< HER 5591 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1890