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592


Gateshead


Ryton rectory, aqueduct


Ryton


NZ16SW NZ16SE


Water Supply and Drainage


Watercourse


Aqueduct


Medieval


C14


Documentary Evidence


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

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