Tyne and Wear HER(3792): Gateshead to Wolsingham Road - Details
Gateshead to Wolsingham Road
Toll Road from Gateshead to Wolsingham (County Durham). Had a Toll House at Fugar, (HER 3744). The Turnpike Trust was formed in 1797 to improve the route between Gateshead and Wolsingham. A new route was chosen from Streetgate to Maiden Law, following Marley Hill Lane to High Marley Hill, then to Crookgate, The Hobson, Flint Hill and Catchgate.
<< HER 3792 >> 1st edition Ordnance Survey Map, c.1855, 6 inch scale, Durham, 6; Sunniside Local History Society, no date, Front Street Sunniside, www.sunnisidelocalhistorysociety.co.uk/frontst.html