The real Barras Bridge and Newcastle’s beautiful lost dean

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    "Imagine a deep ravine slicing across the Great North Road next to the Civic Centre, replacing concrete and tarmac with a beautiful tree-lined dean. Well, it’s not fantasy – this was Pandon Dean (or Dene – spelling varied). Much of the dean was still there well into the 19th century, and some of it survived into the 20th century. At its widest parts, the dean was as broad as Jesmond Dene, probably wider..." Article by Sarah Richardson, May 4th, 2012.
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    Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
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    Link: http://blog.twmuseums.org.uk/the-real-barras-bridge-and-newcastles-beautiful-lost-dean/
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    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 4 years, 10 months ago
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