Tyne and Wear HER(5686): Jesmond Dene, footpaths - Details
Jesmond Dene, footpaths
Pedestrian Transport Site
The construction method of the original paths of Jesmond Dene is still visible in places, particularly on the easternmost upper level path which runs from wooden footbridge near NZ 2611 6662 to the two bridges (HER 5690 and 5691) near NZ 2585 6709. The paths seem to have been constructed of red ash with sandstone edging. This edging is visible where the modern red tarmac is coming away. The tarmac is in fact keeping the edging in place. The paths were resurfaced in asphalt in 1906.
<< HER 5686 >> Pers. Comm. Jesmond Dene Rangers, 2004