Lemington Glass Works

  • Description

    "Glass making was first recorded in Newcastle in 1619 and was to become the second most important industry on Tyneside after coal. In 1787 the Northumberland Glass Company erected four glasshouses on land by the River Tyne, leased from the Duke of Northumberland. Within ten years, four huge brick cones had been added to increase the variety of glass products from the factory. Initially only flat glass was produced from the four large glass cones....."
  • Owner

    Lemington and Newburn
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.lemingtoncentre.co.uk/wb/pages/heritage/glass-works.php
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 9 months ago
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