Tyne and Wear HER(1679): Stella, Path Head Farmstead and Corn Mill

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    "The once picturesque village of Path Head was for centuries connected with the Nunnery at Stella Hall. Path Head Farm, once belonging to the Cowen's of Stella Hall (HER ref. 1694), played an important role in the economy of the area providing horses and other services to the horse drawn wagonways and coal mines in the area. Of the surviving buildings, the mill appears to be slightly later in construction, but documentary evidence suggests that the mill pre-dates the main farm buildings, the layout of which suggests a date prior to the mid 19th century. The documentary investigation of this site is complicated by the existence of a further watermill on the banks of the Blaydon Burn....."
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    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/1679
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
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