Tyne and Wear HER(5767): Shieldfield, ropery - Details
Rope Manufacturing Site
A single ropewalk is shown running along the northern edge of the Shieldfield (HER 5471) on Corbridge's map of 1723 and Bourne's map of 1736. Thompson's map of 1746 shows two open-air ropewalks. No ropewalks are shown on Hutton's map of 1770.
<< HER 5767 >> Tyne and Wear Museums, 2004, Ridley Villas, New Bridge Street, Newcastle, Archaeological Assessment Corbridge, 1723 Bourne, 1736 Thompson, 1746