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1649


Gateshead


Blaydon Burn, coal drops


Blaydon Burn


NZ16SE


Industrial


Coal Mining Site


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.


1703


6253


NZ17036253



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