Tyne and Wear HER(4529): South Shields, Mill Dam, Customs House

  • Description

    "This building of 1863-64, by T.H. Clemence, architect (borough engineer) was originally the Customs House built just before South Shields was declared a separate customs port in 1865. The addition of 1878 was built to house the offices of the local Marine Board. It consists of an open arcade on coupled rusticated piers with three large depressed arches. Above are three bays divided by coupled Corinthian half columns...."
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  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: http://twsitelines.info/SMR/4529
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 12 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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