The County Hotel
This is the County on Sunderland Road, South Shields, always popular with the students from the Marine College opposite, it is a substantial building of considerable size. There has been a public house or tavern in this location for at least the last 150 years when the Westoe Tavern occupied the site originally. Around that time the surrounding area was agricultural and covered by fields, Westoe Village was about 100 yards away and South Shields about half a mile further.
Camera details; Pentax K100D, 28mm lens, 1/350 second, f11, iso 200