Tynemouth lifeboat house No. 2 and slipway
Tynemouth lifeboat house No. 2 and slipway (81919)
Rock built foundations on the Black Middens. 3-sided, rectangular in shape with cut out centre. Directly down hill below Volunteer Life Brigade Watch House.
Location of lifeboat house and slipway Tynemouth no.2, opened 1865 closed 1905. Remains of old OS maps as a Boathouse until 1905. Built at a coast of £248. First boast stationed there was "Pomret and Goole".
Slipway was carried away in 1870 by a stranded vessel.
Boathouse burned down in August 1966 (Morris J. 1995 The History of the Tynemouth Lifeboats)
- Post-Medieval (1540 - 1901)
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opened 1865 closed 1905, according to information panel
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A structure inclined towards the water on which a ship may be built or lowered into the water.
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Monument visible as substantial above ground remains, retaining evidence of architecture and materials, with walls partially or completely intact but with roof and interior walls substantially or completely destroyed.
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