Tyne and Wear HER(6446): Barmston, Washington Staiths - Details
Barmston, Washington Staiths
Water transport Site
Sandstone quay wall running along the northern bank of the River Wear, in three sections. The two westernmost sections are now separated from the eastern block by a footbridge and slipway. Between the two western sections is a gap with chamfered edges to the walls. Assumed to be part of Washington Staiths as shown on Rennie's map of 1822 and Ordnance Survey first edition.
Tyne and Wear Museums, 1999, Barmston and Coxgreen, Sunderland - Archaeological Assessment; Burleigh and Thompson, 1737, Extract plan of the River Wear; Gibson map of 1787; Casson map of 1801; Rennie map of 1822; Ordnance Survey first edition 1850