Tyne and Wear HER(11236): Newcastle, Skinner Burn, log-boat - Details
Newcastle, Skinner Burn, log-boat
Log boat cut from a single oak, length 4.8m, width 1.2m. Dredged from the Tyne in January 1869.
Roger Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p 40; Shields Gazette 1st February 1869; D.H. Heslop, Newcastle and Gateshead before AD 1080 in Diana Newton and AJ Pollard, 2009, Newcastle and Gateshead before 1700, pages 1-22