Tyne and Wear HER(16388): Sunniside village

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  • Description

    "Described by Whellan in 1856 as 'a hamlet, five miles south-west of Newcastle. Here is a chapel-of-ease dedicated to St. Mary'. The village was formed after the Gateshead to Wolsingham turnpike was built after 1797 and after the land of Black Burn Fell was enclosed (the enclosure awards were announced in November 1812). Five men were awarded plots of land which came to form the main road through Sunniside...."
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  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/16388
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 10 months ago
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