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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Northumberland Park North Shields


Northumberland Park, North Shields.

Northumberland Park was opened in 1885 by the Duke of Northumberland it has recently undergone a major renovation and is now part of the Tynemouth Conservation Area.
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The Hartley Pit Disaster Memorial Earsdon, North Tyneside


The Hartley Pit Disaster Memorial, Earsdon North Tyneside.

In 1862 there was a terrible pit disaster at the Hartley coal mine in what is now Tyne & Wear (then Northumberland). 204 miners were killed, the youngest was only 10 years and the oldest 71. The memorial is contained within the grounds of the St Albans' Anglican Church.
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Tynemouth Metro Station


Tynemouth Metro Station.

Tynemouth Railway Station was opened in 1882 as part of North Eastern Railways.
The station became part of the Tyne and Wear Metro system in 1980.
The station had fallen into disrepair but was renovated in 2012 and the refurbished station was officially opened by Anne, the Princes Royal on 02/07/2012.
There is a weekly market held every Saturday and Sunday as well as a monthly farmers market. The station is a grade 2 listed building.
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Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade Watchouse


Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade Watchouse.

The Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade is a shore based coastal rescue service.
They take part in rope rescue on cliffs, coastal watch and ship to shore breeches buoy rescue.
The brigade was founded in 1864 and works closely with other rescue services, including the RNLI for photos of the RNLI please click here.
The Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade operate from the Tynemouth Watch House, which doubles as a small museum.
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Whitley Bay Spanish City


Whitley Bay, Spanish City.

Whitley Bay Spanish City was built in 1910. The name comes from a group of performers who performed in the area against a backdrop of painted scenes from Spanish towns.
The Spanish City has recently undergone a major refurbishment to bring it back into use after lying empty for several years.
Spanish City was mentioned in the Dire Straits song Tunnel of Love.
Further along from the Spanish City is another major local landmark, St Mary's Lighthouse.
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Thursday, November 02, 2017

Seaton Sluice Northumberland


Seaton Sluice, Northumberland.


The village used to be called Hartley Pans because of the salt pans which where here as far back as 1236. The harbour was also used to export coal over many years.
The village of Seaton Sluice derived it's name from the sluice which was built by Sir Ralph Delaval to improve the harbour.
The historic Seaton Delaval hall is nearby.
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