|Title||West Holborn water pant|
|Town or Village||South Shields|
|Original Format||Black and white photograph|
|Copyright||South Tyneside Libraries|
|Further Information||The remains of the old water pant at West Holborn, where water was
sold at a "farthing per skeel, about three and one quarter gallons.
The skeels were carried in large wooden buckets on the head" Hodgson
p153. An elderly woman was usually in charge. The building behind was
one of the salt pans.