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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 08-05-2019, 09:03 AM
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Posted By Coquet
I was in Elswick Cemetery a couple of days back....

I was in Elswick Cemetery a couple of days back. It's on the north bank of the Tyne directly above the area where Armstrong's shipbuilding/ armament factories were.

Anyway, this one caught my...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 28-07-2017, 08:10 AM
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Posted By Coquet
I recall conversations about Amble rubbish tips...

I recall conversations about Amble rubbish tips with my grandmother's uncle Anthony Richardson. Reason for such conversations was that when I was a young teenager in the 70s bottle digging was a...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 27-03-2017, 07:02 PM
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Posted By Coquet
I have noticed them holes.

I have noticed them holes.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 27-03-2017, 04:50 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Many thanks for that. I does look like it has...

Many thanks for that.
I does look like it has been used as a tip then in some areas.
Water is still flowing out of the ground in the place you mention I think.
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-03-2017, 10:43 PM
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Posted By Coquet
I'm going to have to put a trench in as well for...

I'm going to have to put a trench in as well for some better drainage. Wonder what will turn up?
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-03-2017, 08:18 PM
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Posted By Coquet
I wonder why that stone wall was put in up there?...

I wonder why that stone wall was put in up there? seems a bit extravagant, was probably on both sides? Just a grand driveway to the Cemetery? It had the metal railings at one time as well.

...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-03-2017, 08:07 PM
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Posted By Coquet
I'll keep an eye out for them! On the 1920s...

I'll keep an eye out for them!

On the 1920s and 30s maps that area is marked as allotment gardens so must have been abandoned after that time then came back to allotments in the 70s?

More...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-03-2017, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Coquet
I've been trying to date the rubbish. Possibly...

I've been trying to date the rubbish. Possibly post WW1 / early 20s is my best guess. There are a mix of machine and hand made bottles which is why I come to that conclusion

Machine made medicine...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-03-2017, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Does anyone have any knowledge of that land prior...

Does anyone have any knowledge of that land prior to becoming allotments? I seem to recall it being just a horses field. I think the allotments appeared to replace those lost when Burside and...
Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-03-2017, 04:00 PM
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Posted By Coquet
Digging them holes more carefully now. Last hole...

Digging them holes more carefully now. Last hole produced this weird object:
If anyone knows what Parian Ware is this feels very similar.


http://www.coquetandcoast.co.uk/images/hands1.jpg
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Forum: Amble and Hauxley 26-03-2017, 03:53 PM
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Views: 25,651
Posted By Coquet
Amble West Allotments

Putting in some new fence posts in my allotment. Digging down 24 inches. Near the bottom of the hole is a layer of ash. Bottles and bits and bobs down there.
I knew there was ash there from past...
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