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3670


Gateshead


Whickham, Limekiln Hill


Whickham


NZ15NE


Industrial


Kiln


Lime Kiln


Early Modern


C19


Placename Evidence


The 1st edition Ordnance Survey plan shows an area covered by trees and labelled "Limekiln Hill". Alan Rounding, co-author of "A Fighting Trade", says that this hill, like the three adjacent hills (HER ref. 1922-1924) are surrounded by a ditch and outer bank.


1960


5944


NZ19605944



<< HER 3670 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 6 Pers comm. A. Rounding, 2001, letter to County Archaeologist- Historic Environment Record

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