NORTH AND SOUTH MARINE PARKS AND BENTS PARK - South Shields - List Entry

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    "....In 1855 the Health Committee of South Shields Corporation was instructed to obtain a site for recreation within the Borough, but they reported that they saw no need as the Bents, an extensive sea-dune system, and the sea beach were readily available to the public. In 1869, a 2ha children's recreation ground, including a pond for sailing model boats was opened on a former brickyard and dump in South Shields. In 1875 this was extended northwards, by incorporating 7.5ha of ballast hills lying south from The Lawe, an open area of headland at the mouth of the Tyne...."
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1001466
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 3 months ago
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