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Monday 20 May 2024

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Tyne Bridge and Swing Bridge in Newcastle

Investigating the genial Geordie

Long ago, getting on for a century, a young man visited Newcastle for the first time. The place made quite an impression, as he recorded later: “Thirty or was it 300 years ago, I stood on the Gateshead side of the Tyne Bridge and looked down into the mighty trough. On one side was the …

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