Tyne and Wear HER(1665): Grand Lease Wagonway

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    "The well-known Tanfield Way (HER REF. 1023) was partly built upon the Whickham Grand Lease Way from Dunston Haugh to Lobley Hill. The Whickham Grand Lease Way, as the world's first successful railway, is a matter of great historical importance. It is arguable that its construction, probably early in 1621 (extended in 1647), was Tyneside's most important contribution to industrial technology...."
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    Link: http://twsitelines.info/SMR/1665
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 10 months ago
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