NZ3166 : Site of former ropewalk at Willington Quay

taken 4 months ago, near to Willington, North Tyneside, Great Britain

Site of former ropewalk at Willington Quay
Site of former ropewalk at Willington Quay
This is the site of the ropewalk building of Haggies Ropeworks beside Willington Gut, which can be seen on the left. The building was a quarter of a mile long. Rope was made here from 1789. The works was bought out by Robert Hood Haggie in 1843. The works were eventually acquired by Bridon International, who still produce wire rope here. However, the ropewalk became redundant and was demolished, probably in the 1970's. In the early 1980's, the council took over the site and landscaped it, and created a footpath along the Gut.
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3151 6675 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.6605N 1:30.5417W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3154 6670
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Park  Footpath  Reclaimed Industrial Site  Former Ropery  Stream 

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