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1647


Gateshead


Blaydon Burn, upper railhead


Blaydon Burn


NZ16SE


Transport


Lifting and Winding Structure


Coal Drop


Early Modern


C19


Structure


Clay was used for the manufacture of bricks at Cowen's two brickworks (HER ref. 1646 and 3434). No coal or clay is now extracted from the valley, but remnants exist of examples of loading staithes and pillars which supported aerial ropeways.


1666


6227


NZ16666227



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