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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 (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email To purchase a hi-res copy please email quoting the title and reference number.


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