Tyne and Wear HER(7739): Newcastle, Northumberland Street, Nos. 111-117, flax pit - Details
Newcastle, Northumberland Street, Nos. 111-117, flax pit
Linen or Flax Manufacturing Site
Part of a deep pit containing an abundance of flax fibres was excavated on this site in 1995 and tentatively interpreted as a pit used in the production of linen.
The Archaeological Practice, 1995, 111-117 Northumberland Street: Archaeological Excavation October/November 1995. Unpublished report for The Littlewoods Organisation. (T&W HER 1995/35)