Life Brigade Watch House, South Shields, Tyne and Wear

As trains made travel easier and cheaper, more people took holidays by the sea. This in turn led to more coastal accidents. This volunteer life brigade watch house was built in 1857, while the tower and surgery were added in 1875.


Tyne and Wear South Shields


Victorian (1837 - 1901)


seaside health watch tower surgery coast accident victorian (1837 - 1901)