Tyne and Wear HER(17078): North Shields, Hawkey's Lane, salt water swimming bath

  • Description

    "Originally a reservoir in which members of Tynemouth Amateur Swimming Club (founded in 1875) were allowed to swim from 1907 onwards. During 1908-9 unemployed men were used by Tynemouth Corporation to build a pool. The swimming club left in 1969 and the pool was demolished soon afterwards."
  • Owner

  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/17078
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 11 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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