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1383


Newcastle


Byker, Shelewood mill


Byker


NZ26SE


Industrial


Wind Power Site


Windmill


Medieval


C14


Documentary Evidence


In 1354 it was found that Robert of Byker (died 1349) had been seised of 42 acres in Shieldfield, ... a windmill in Shelewood of no value because of the prevailing poverty...". Shieldfield, roughly between the Swirle (west) and Ouse Burn (east) was transferred to Newcastle in 1549. There is no information the location of the mill.


25


64


NZ2564



<< HER 1383 >> M.H. Dodds, 1930, Shieldfield, Northumberland County History, XIII, 272

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