Tyne and Wear HER(950): South Shields, Lawe Bank, battery - Details
South Shields, Lawe Bank, battery
A writer in 1826 says: 'On the Lawe Bank facing the sea is a guard-house and battery of four guns..., Soon after the close of the last war (that is, the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo) the guns were removed from this battery to Tynemouth on the opposite side of the river.
<< HER 950 >> Parsons & White, 1827, History and Gazetteer of Durham and Northumberland, 1, 277 G.B. Hodgson, 1903, The Borough of South Shields, p. 86 W. Brockie, 1851, History of South Shields, p 68-70 W. Brockie, 1851, History of South Shields, p 68-70