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Tynemouth Castle 12th September 1917

During the First World War Tynemouth Castle was a major coastal fortress and the control centre of the Tyne defences, which stretched from Sunderland to Blyth. It also served as the command base for coastal defences from Hartlepool to Berwick during World War II.


Reference: TWAS: DT.GA.4.1-4


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Taken on September 10, 2009