Tyne and Wear HER(8466): Blaydon Burn, Cowen's Crossings - Details
Blaydon Burn, Cowen's Crossings
Railway Transport Site
Where the Blaydon Burn waggonway eventually crossed the Newcastle-Hexham road was known as Cowen’s Crossing, controlled manually (Figure 25). The approach to the crossing from the east, with the warning sign ‘Beware Engine’, is shown in a postcard of c.1920 (Blaydon in Old Picture postcards, 8). No visble remains.
Northern Archaeological Associates & Northern Counties Archaeological Services, 2005, Blaydon Burn, Gateshead - Archaeological Desk Based Assessment and Building Survey of Industrial Structures