Glassworks Chimney, Mill Dam.

Glassworks Chimney, Mill Dam.

Image Details

Title Glassworks Chimney, Mill Dam.
Reference Number STH0003659
Photographer Bardwell Keith
Town or Village South Shields
Date 1994
Original Format Colour Photograph
Period The 1990s
Copyright South Tyneside Libraries
Further Information A chimney furnace of brick, standing on waste ground at the Mill Dam,
marks the site of Cookson's Glassworks, later taken over by Swinburne
and Co c1845.  In 1868 it became the Tyne Plate Glass Company.