Tyne and Wear HER(11114): Newcastle, Pandon Burn

  • Description

    "Newcastle is built on glacial deposits which are over 100ft deep. As these flowed down to the Tyne gorge, deep valleys were cut into the surface. The Pandon Dene was wide as well as deep - 140 yards wide near the east end of Northumberland Road....The lower section of Pandon Dene up to Pandon Gate was culverted after 1649. From around 1840 the culverts were used for sewage disposal. Pandon Dene beyond the town walls was the last major section of the valley to be filled..."
  • Owner

    SiteLines
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://twsitelines.info/SMR/11114
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 4 years, 3 months ago
    Viewed: 429 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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