NZ1364 : Stannerford Road, Crawcrook

taken 8 years ago, near to Crawcrook, Gateshead, Great Britain

Stannerford Road, Crawcrook
Stannerford Road, Crawcrook
An access road only to the isolated village of Clara Vale from the through road from Wylam to Crawcrook. The name of the road comes from Stanner Ford an old route across the River Tyne near to Clara Vale. The 1:10560 OS Map from 1860 gives the approximate location of the ford as NZ13286536
'Stanners' is the local Geordie dialect name for parts of rivers covered by deposits of stones and gravel, often allowing people and animals to wade across (at least at low water) LinkExternal link
The name is used in this way on the Tyne at Ryton (Doctor's Stanners), Corbridge and Newburn, and on other rivers in Warkworth and near Morpeth.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 30 December, 2010   (more nearby)
Thursday, 30 December, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1333 6416 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.3129N 1:47.5980W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1330 6413
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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