Tyne and Wear HER(8454): Blaydon Burn, culvert mouth and weir - Details
Blaydon Burn, culvert mouth and weir
Water Supply and Drainage
Water Regulation Installation
Shown on the 2nd edition OS of 1896, and part of the expansion of Cowen’s Low Yard in the second half of the 19th century involving culverting the Burn. The visible remains include a brick-arch of white Lily firebricks (Plate 88). The Burn is canalised in its approach with concrete revetments and a weir of railway lines to break the force of the water.
Northern Archaeological Associates & Northern Counties Archaeological Services, 2005, Blaydon Burn, Gateshead - Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Building Survey of Industrial Structures