Voussoir

Keith Cockerill has also provided us with an important photograph supplied to him by South Hylton Local History Group for one of his books.

It is said to be a voussoir from one of the arches of the Briggstones.

A voussoir is a wedge-shaped or tapered stone used to construct an arch.

If South Hylton Local History Group have any further information on this stone the project would be very interested to receive the information and any other images.  The contact email is: sunderlandsforgottenstones@gmail.com

Voussoir – Image from South Hylton Local History Group