Tyne and Wear HER(5082): West Denton, Newburn Hill Head - Details
West Denton, Newburn Hill Head
Agriculture and Subsistence
Shown on Newburn Hall Tithe Award of 1848 (NRO DT 342 M). Owner was the Duke of Northumberland and the occupier John Arthur. On a plan of 1849 (NRO ZAN Bell 71/4) part of the farm was in the Newburn Hall township and part in the Whorlton township. Farm is of sandstone rubble with slate roof and moulded cast iron gutters. A valuers report of 1852 listed the farm as comprising a dwelling house, coal house, privy, ash pit, boiling house, shed and yard. The outbuildings are all modern structures, built of stone and covered with blue slate. The horse course is covered with pantiles.
<< HER 5082 >> Pers comm. I. Ayris & R.B. Harbottle, 1986, Hill Head Farm, Westerhope