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721


Gateshead


Gateshead, Bishop's manor house


Gateshead


NZ26SE


Domestic


House


Manor House


Medieval


C12


Documentary Evidence


The bishop of Durham possessed for a time the forests of Gateshead and Heworth, and in order to enjoy the hunting he had "a dwelling house" or "a small manor house" conveniently near at hand, in Gateshead. Its location is unknown.






<< HER 721 >> G.V. Scammell, 1956, Hugh de Puiset, 205 F.W.D. Manders, 1973, A History of Gateshead, 2

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