Ironstone Plaque, Dale Street, New Marske

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Returning to this series with the 6th of 11 plaques, erected by Arts UK to mark the areas ironstone history.
New Marske Ironstone Plaque
The strict anti drinking laws of the local mine owners led to many miners turning their back rooms into bars known as ‘Shebeens’. In 1887 the local policeman was injured raiding a Shebeen on this street. He was forced to retire, becoming the town’s postman.

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