Tyne and Wear HER(4136): Newcastle, Garth Heads, Clay Pits

  • Description

    "Three Clay Pits at Garth Heads are shown but not named on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey 6 inch/1 mile map series....Evidence for clay extraction was found during archaeological excavation in 1994 which revealed the foundations of Hadrian's Wall, along with 19th century pottery and kiln furniture. The clay pits were out of use by 1869 when Garth Heads Improved Housing was built on the site...."
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://twsitelines.info/SMR/4136
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 months, 1 week ago
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