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In Northern England:

  • 1759: workmen at Fulwell Hill unearthed a gigantic skeleton of a human body which measured nine feet six inches in length, and had two Roman coins in its right hand.
  • 1759: building of the Church of St Andrew in Lamesley, Gateshead (now Grade 2 listed)
1750s Lambert's Leap, Sandyford Road Church of St Andrew
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Parish Church of St Andrew, Lamesley

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Church of St Andrew
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Church of St Andrew
- Overview Map Street View The church in Lamesley has medieval origins and can be trased back at least as far as the 13th century. The current church was built in&nbsp;1759&nbsp;repacing ...
Lambert's Leap, Sandyford Road
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Lambert's Leap, Sandyford Road


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