Tyne and Wear HER(5330): Winlaton Mill, Clockburn Lonnen - Details
Winlaton Mill, Clockburn Lonnen
Road Transport Site
Clockburn Lonnen was once the main highway to the north from Durham. It crossed the River Tyne at Newburn then passed Winlaton via Blaydon Burn and from there to old Winlaton Mill, crossing the Derwent and following Clockburn Lonnen to Durham. Cromwell's army of 16,000 men passed this way on the 15th July 1650 on their way to the Battle of Dunbar.
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