Tyne and Wear HER(8224): Newcastle, Maiden's Walk - Details
Newcastle, Maiden's Walk
Road Transport Site
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.
John Wood's map of Newcastle, 1827; R.J. Charleton, 1885, Newcastle Town, p 375