Cannon Lake, Albert Park, Middlesbrough

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Between 1866 and 1947 Middlesbrough’s Trophy Cannon stood by the Upper Lake in Albert Park, which became known as ‘Cannon Lake’.
Cannon Lake, Albert Park, Middlesbrough
Clare Hindmarsh kindly let me use these photographs of the cannon taken some time between 1929 and 1933.
Cannon Lake, Albert Park, Middlesbrough

The cannon finally got back into the park in 2001, but the lake is long gone.upper

4 thoughts on “Cannon Lake, Albert Park, Middlesbrough

  1. Cannon Lake used to also feature a decorative arch built from stones salvaged from the old Middlesbrough Priory. These stones disappeared when the lake was filled in and their current location is unknown.

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