Skinnerburn Road


Skinner Burn is a stream which used to form the boundry between Newcastle and Elswick. Skinnerburn road runs along the side of the River Tyne west of where the burn joins the river. There was intensive industrial development in the area during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This included the Elswick Lead Works, established in 1778.

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043262:Quayside above The Close Newcastle upon Tyne City Engineers 1972

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036212:Shot Factory Lane Newcastle upon Tyne Dept of Environmental Health c.1936

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Derelict building of the Elswick Lead Works on Skinnerburn Road

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Skinner Burn
- Skinner Burn is a 'hidden' stream which feeds into the River Tyne. The valley of the Skinner Burn was gradually infilled from the 18th century and the stream was culverted ...
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Remaining building at Elswick Lead Works, Skinnerburn Road

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Pigeon Crees, Skinnerburn Road, Newcastle

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Development at junction of Skinnerburn Road and Forth Banks

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