Keys to the Past

Carriers' Way (Blanchland)

The Carriers' Way is a trackway running between Beldon and the Corbridge road. For part of its length the trackway runs as a deep hollow way. This was part of an important system of trackways associated with early lead mining activity and the movement of lead ore for smelting.

Reference number:N8396
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Blanchland

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