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1650


Gateshead


Blaydon Burn, drift mine entrance


Blaydon Burn


NZ16SE


Industrial


Mining Industry Site


Drift


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 one clay drift entrance, a brick tunnel which is blocked about 6 feet from the entrance.


1707


6252


NZ17076252



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