NY9364 : Hexham: Cockshaw Burn at Tanners Row

taken 6 months ago, near to Hexham, Northumberland, Great Britain

Hexham: Cockshaw Burn at Tanners Row
Hexham: Cockshaw Burn at Tanners Row
This area was once the site of Hexham's tanning industry. The fast-flowing waters of two burns were used in the preparation of the hides. Sheepskin gloves called Hexham Tans were popular but cheaper imports saw a decline in manufacture in the 1830s.
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 July, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 July, 2021
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre 
Place (from Tags)
Northumberland  Hexham 
Season (from Tags)
Summer 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9332 6433 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.4123N 2:6.3532W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9333 6436
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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