Tyne and Wear HER(15503): Throckley, Bogg Wood - Details
Throckley, Bogg Wood
Agriculture and Subsistence
Small area of woodland shown on a plan of Throckley dated 1736. The same map shows fields called West and East Bank. 'Hagg' and 'bank' are old words for wood.
Plan of the Throckley Estate in the County of Northumberland - freehold lands described within the boundary of this planformerly belonged to John Rogers Esq. now to Edward Montague Esq., 1736, NRO Sant/Beq/9/1/1/34 (Woodhorn); J. Richardson, 1974, The local historian's encyclopedia, p 15; Jennifer Morrison, 2007, Newburn Manor - an analysis of a changing medieval, post-medieval and early modern landscape in Newcastle upon Tyne, unpublished MA thesis, University of Durham