NZ2770 : Plaque and sundial, Dial Cottage, West Moor

taken 6 years ago, near to Killingworth, North Tyneside, Great Britain

Plaque and sundial, Dial Cottage, West Moor
Plaque and sundial, Dial Cottage, West Moor
The sundial and plaque above the front door to Dial Cottage.

The text on the plaque reads:
GEORGE STEPHENSON, ENGINEER, INVENTOR OF THE LOCOMOTIVE ENGINE
LIVED IN THIS COTTAGE FROM 1805 TO 1823
HIS FIRST LOCOMOTIVE (BLUCHER) WAS BUILT AT THE ADJACENT
COLLIERY WAGON SHOPS, AND ON JULY 25TH 1814 WAS PLACED ON THE
WAGONWAY WHICH CROSSES THE ROAD AT THE EAST END OF THE COTTAGE.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 September, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2747 7041 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:1.6481N 1:34.3093W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2747 7041
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