Tyne and Wear HER(11104): Newcastle, Skinner Burn

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    "Runs down Bath Lane from just south of Corporation Street, then west of Clayton Street West, curves round the site of the old abbattoir, and down east edge of Forth Banks into the Tyne. Charleton (1885) described the Skinner Burn as "a small runner of water a few yards west of Westgate, which divided the counties of Northumberland and Newcastle… [it] rose near Pitt Lane (Spring Gardens), at the top of Bath Lane, and ran into the Tyne at the foot of Forth Banks". It also divided Newcastle and Elswick...."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/smr/11104
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 7 months ago
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