Keys to the Past

Skelton Park Ironstone Pillar (Heddon-on-the-Wall)

A pillar of stone from Skelton Park stands here. It was originally displayed at the North East Coast Exhibition held in Newcastle in 1929. It is just under 3m high and was a monument to the iron ore industry in this area.

Reference number:N10907
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Heddon-on-the-Wall

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