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Cockshaw Burn


Cockshaw Burn is a small river in Northumberland which is a tributary of the River Tyne. The burn flows through Hexham, and soon after joins the River Tyne at Tyne Green Country Park. The Cockshaw Catchment Flood Alleviation Scheme (completed in c.2006) involved culverting sections of Cockshaw Burn and Halgut Burn. The Environment Agency worked in partnership with Commissions North (Arts Council England, North East) in a novel approach to bring together the creative potential of civil engineer and artist collaboration in the flood defence work. Artist-blacksmith Matthew Fedden worked with the scheme’s civil engineers to design a series of new trash screens which make visual allusion to water patterns and river flow. Also, between Sele Bridge and Glover’s Bridge, there are David Jacobson’s carved stones (granites imported from drought plagued countries of the world) are half submerged within the streambed.[1] Also, in the catchment area is Wydon Water - a re-constructed reservoir at the head of the Wydon Burn, with high banks designed to retain higher water levels in times of heavy rain, to reduce the risk of flooding in Hexham. 

River Tyne Hexham Halgut Burn Wydon Burn and Wydon Water
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The infant Cockshaw Burn west of Blossom Hill (2)

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Bridge over Cockshaw Burn near Breckon Hill (2)

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Cockshaw Burn

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The valley of Cockshaw Burn northwest of Causey Hill

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Cockshaw Burn (3)

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Bridge over the Cockshaw Burn

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Cockshaw Burn at Whetstone Green

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Hexham: Cockshaw Burn at Tanners Row

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Cockshaw Burn

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Cockshaw Burn

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Hexham: Cockshaw Burn and Tanners Row

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Cockshaw Burn

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Cockshaw Burn, Cockshaw, Hexham

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Hexham
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Hexham
- Overview About Hexham Map Street View   Hexham is a market town and civil parish in Northumberland, England, south of the River Tyne, and was the administrative centre for the ...
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Public Art on Cockshaw Burn
- "...The Cockshaw Burn commissions in Hexham, Northumberland are the first artworks to be developed as part of an emerging partnership between the Environment Agency and Commissions North (Arts Council England ...

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