NZ1465 : River Tyne 'stanners' near Tide Stone

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

River Tyne 'stanners' near Tide Stone
River Tyne 'stanners' near Tide Stone
Following dredging of the river bed and strengthening of the river banks, the river is now tidal as far west as Wylam Bridge. At low tide, large areas of shingle are exposed. These were known in Geordie dialect as 'stanners'. The name still lives on in the place name Doctor's Stanners on the south side, now occupied by the grassland of Ryton golf course NZ1365 : Ryton Golf Course
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 January, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 January, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1421 6542 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.9908N 1:46.7695W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1423 6544
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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