SOUTH TYNE HOUSE AND PART OF THE FORMER ALSTON BREWERY - List Entry

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    "....South Tyne House forms part of the former Blackett & Gill's Alston Brewery constructed during the 1770s. According to the owner an old painting found by the Alston Historical Society and completed at an unspecified date before 1830 depicts all the present buildings in situ. The brewery was advertised for sale or let in 1845 and was described as an, `old established and well accustomed brewery', that comprised a, 'dwelling house, garden, meadow field, pasture, cottages, malting houses, stables and buildings adjoining thereto, and the plants, vats, casks and all other materials belonging to the said brewery'. ...The brewery later became owned by Gill but by the 1870s it was struggling financially and went into administration. It is shown on the Ordnance Survey map of 1899 as a hosiery works and it continued as such until about 1940. In the latter years of the C19 a single storey building was added to the north end of the brewery complex and was used to house the Alston Laundry and Public Bathhouse which operated from about 1895-1905. Between c.1890 and 1910 the former brewhouse was used by Alston Dairy Co....."
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1144988
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 month, 4 weeks ago
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