Beacon and Lawe Top

Beacon and Lawe Top

Image Details

Title Beacon and Lawe Top
Reference Number STH0002625
Photographer Unknown
Town or Village South Shields
Date 19th Century
Original Format Black and white photograph
Period Victorian (1837-1901)
Copyright South Tyneside Libraries
Further Information Lawe Top, South Shields. Leading mark (Beacon) for ships crossing the
Tyne Bar. Old cannon guarding the entrance to the river. Stairway
leading down to river frontage in the background.There areĀ probably
some pilots among those assembled seated.