Hendon - coast and industry
The coastal area south of the port of Sunderland, Hendon and its coastline have been much altered over past centuries. In the middle ages, before the mouth of the Wear was made easier to navigate, Hendon provided a place to build ships, and from which fishing boats set out .
For Hendon's distinctive cottages, see here.
Content generated during research for two paperback books 'Sunderland and its Origins: Monks to Mariners' (ISBN 13 : 9781860774799) and 'Sunderland: Building a City' (ISBN 13 : 978-1-86077-547-5 ) for the England's Past for Everyone series