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    In 1859, Wailes bought the Saltwellside estate and designed Saltwell Towers, the fairytale mansion at the heart of the estate, for his own use. William Wailes's former home the Grade II listed Saltwell Towers He eventually sold the estate to the Corporation in 1876 for use as a private park, although he retained the right to live in the house during his lifetime. He died there in 1881 and is buried in St Peter's Church, Bywell. His home is now the Saltwell Park Visitor Centre.
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    What does this mean? Attribution License
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    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
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