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River Esk ('the Cumbrian Esk')

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Ravenglass, 1848

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Muncaster Parish, 1848

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Bay Horse, Ravenglass

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Listed Buildings and Monuments in Muncaster Civil Parish

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High Street

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Bigges Main Colliery (1784 - 1857)

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Bigges Main

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Dudley Colliery (1856 - 1977)

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Peter Smith -

Added to Robb, W - N F - 2 days, 19 hours ago
Simon Cotterill - The building is now 'The Brewery', having been Fitzgeralds for many years.

Added to ACC 15391 Exchange Buildings - 1 week, 1 day ago
Simon Cotterill - F.E. Maughan's hardware shop on the corner - still going strong!

Added to ACC 9494 Park Avenue - 1 week, 1 day ago
Simon Cotterill - Amazing photo - thanks for sharing this Discover North Tyneside! When I moved to Whitley Bay many years ago I saw the hexagonal concrete bases for the chalets and presumed that they were old gun em...

Added to ACC 8060 The Chalets, North Promenade - 1 week, 1 day ago
Nigel McMurray - These are the arms of the Heath Family of County Durham. Of Anglo-Saxon origin, the family has long been associated with medical research and hospitals. It was a major funder of the Newcastle Medi...

Added to Coat of arms on Sutherland House, College Street, NE1 - 1 month ago
Nigel McMurray - DUCM on the chimney stands for Durham University College of Medicine as the building from 1851 , though known as the Newcastle College of Medicine, was subservient to Durham University. It was not...

Added to Chimneys and inscribed stone, Sutherland House, College Street, NE1 - 1 month ago
Nigel McMurray - There are two errors and two significant omissions from this brief biography. To state "[Sutherland] of Hethpool House, Kirknewton" is only partially correct in that Hethpool was his country reside...

Added to Arthur Munro Sutherland (1867 - 1953) - 1 month ago
Nigel McMurray - The building has a complex history and is named after Sir Arthur Munro Sutherland, possibly Newcastle's greatest philanthropist. It housed the Newcastle Medical School from 1851 prior to its move ...

Added to The Sutherland Building - 1 month ago
Nigel McMurray - This entry is largely correct but is duplicated within itself. Some art historians consider this to be a fine example of the Arts & Crafts Style but in reality is simply a robust Northumbrian farm...

Added to Hethpool House - 1 month ago
Nigel McMurray - This title is incorrect in that this is the Mansion House and not the Manor House. It was constructed in 1879 (not 1887) for Benjamin John Sutherland, a Newcastle grain and coal merchant, and some...

Added to The Manor House, Jesmond - 1 month ago


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