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8224


Newcastle


Newcastle, Maiden's Walk


Newcastle


NZ26SW


Transport


Road Transport Site


Road


Roman?



Documentary Evidence


The present Scotswood Road may follow the line of an earlier lane depicted as Maiden's Walk on Wood's map of 1827. This may have been a Roman road and was described as "an old footpath" by Charleton.


2416


6352


NZ24166352



John Wood's map of Newcastle, 1827; R.J. Charleton, 1885, Newcastle Town, p 375

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