Parish Notes

Properties used by War Department in the Great War.
War Office Lands and Buildings Reconstruction Committee List of Lands and Buildings in the occupation of the War Department 1st June 1918. Northern Command.

Properties marked with an asterisk were either owned by or leaded by the War Department prior to the commencement of the war. All other properties have been taken over since 4th August 1914.

Accommodation of troops: 1 Blagdon Terrace; Blyth Docks, Blue and Great Yarmouth Huts (Officers’ Quarters); Ice House (Part); Lifeboat House No. 1; Link House (Hutments); Link House Farm (Training); Link View; 52 Marine Terrace; Mechanics Institute; Parish Hall; Regent Street P.M. Sunday School; Seamen’s Institute; Seven Stars Inn; Skating Rink; Social Club; Tweed House; Wesleyan Sunday School;
Accommodation of Horses: Densleydale Terrace; Hillyard Street Stables
Defences: Battery; Link House Battery
Hospitals: 14 and 16 Freehold Street; Ingleside
Offices: Blagdon Street (House and Shop); Cowpen Hall; 2 Marine Terrace; 23 Ridley Avenue
Stores: Bridge House; Cowpen Home Farm; Gloucester Lodge Farm; Old Drill Hall; Wensleydale Terrace (Shed);
Training Grounds: Link House Farm
Various: Blyth Social Club (Yard at rear); Co-operative Society (M.I. Room); Maddison Street Garage; Pottery Warehouse, Croft Road (Canteen); Site for Latrines; Station Street Yard (Cookhouse);