Tyne and Wear HER(5877): Whitley Bay, Marden Quarry, Tower - Details
Whitley Bay, Marden Quarry, Tower
This stone tower stood on Marden Road next to Marden Quarry (HER 1193). It was originally built as offices but may also have been used as a powder and explosives store. It was a local landmark until it was demolished in 1965. A painting of 1900 by an unknown artist survives of the tower.
<< HER 5877 >> C. W. Steel, 2000, Images of England - Monkseaton and Hillheads, p 80 1st edition Ordnance Survey map, 1850