Local The strange story of Tynemouth Dock

When I was researching information on the 'Priors Stone' for my photo in the local section, I discovered that it is sometimes confused with the 'foundation stone' of the ill-fated Tynemouth Dock. With the help of my brother Michael and the Low Lights Heritage Centre I learned the full story.

Foundation Stone
Click on the picture above to hear the full story (sound on)

This video was produced in 2020 during the period when the Old Low Light Heritage Centre was in lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and as part of the 5th birthday celebrations of the Heritage Centre

Foundation Stone

The map shows how the two objects become confused