Ford on College Burn above Sutherland Bridge

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    "Sutherland Bridge is named after Sir Arthur Munro Sutherland (1867-1953), a Tyneside industrialist http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Sutherland He owned Hethpool House [[3153764]] which he restored in 1919 and eventually bought up the other farms in the valley and carried out many improvements, building new farmhouses, hard surfacing the main roadways and constructing four bridges. At the time of Sir Arthur's death his 'Hethpool Estate' extended to some 12,600 acres and stretched right to the top of Cheviot. It was put up for auction in October 1953 and sold to the Sir James Knott Trust for £75,000." Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2014.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/4088832
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years, 2 months ago
    Viewed: 259 times
    Picture Taken: 2014-07-25
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