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The Tyne, Northumberland

Historical Description

Tyne, The, a river of Northumberland and Durham, formed by the confluence of the North Tyne and South Tyne, 1 mile WNW of Hexham, and running about 30 miles eastward past Hexham, Corbridge, Bywell, Wylam, Blaydon, Newcastle, and Jarrow to the sea at Tynemouth and South Shields. It divides Northumberland from Durham all downward from Wylam; it receives the Derwent on its right bank 3 miles W of Newcastle, and it forms practically one continuous harbour from Newcastle to the sea. See NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Northumberland is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

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