Tyne and Wear HER(592): Ryton rectory, aqueduct - Details
Ryton rectory, aqueduct
Water Supply and Drainage
Bishop Fordham granted licence to Thomas de Gretham, rector of Ryton, to carry an aqueduct from Southwell through the bishop's ground to the rectory. Bishop Skirlaw confirmed the grant to John Burgh, Gretham's successor, in 1405. The specific location is unknown.
<< HER 592 >> E. Mackenzie & M. Ross, 1834, View of...Durham, Vol. I, p. 187