NZ3472 : Sewer Gas Lamp, Deneholm, Monkseaton

taken 6 months ago, near to Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, Great Britain

Sewer Gas Lamp, Deneholm, Monkseaton
Sewer Gas Lamp, Deneholm, Monkseaton
This is one of ten surviving Sewer Gas Lamps erected in the Whitley Bay and Monkseaton area between 1900 and 1910 and is Grade II Listed. Although these lamps were once common features of our streets they are increasingly rare, and those combined with sewer vents are rarer still. Despite the loss of one ornamental bracket and part of the glass lantern, this is a relatively intact example and, not withstanding its humble nature, it is an attractive gas standard with a fluted cast-iron base and ornamental brackets. The lamp is also an example of a technology which once transformed everyday existence. For a selection of detailed free to download walking routes in the area visit LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 5 May, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3429 7234 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:2.6633N 1:27.8946W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3428 7235
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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