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An encyclopaedia of north-east England

Richard Lomas

An encyclopaedia of north-east England

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Published by Birlinn in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • England, North East -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Lomas.
    GenreEncyclopedias
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA670.N73 L65 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 531 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages531
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24028525M
    ISBN 101841588040
    ISBN 109781841588049
    LC Control Number2009675450

    In the post-war boom saw Dorman-Long build a state of the art steelworks at Lackenby and then new blast furnaces at Clay Lane. Most of the mines in the region were closed during the years of UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher see UK miners' strike — however several large open cast coal mines are still operational in the region. I really do not want to be angry in my spirit as I grow old. This is not a shop you can have a quick visit to.

    In William James established an alkali company at Cargo Fleet and in Samuel Sadler also set up a factory nearby. The book reflects avid reading over the years and his research which has resulted in a number of substantial publications on the Percies and on the North East in the middle ages and the seventeenth century. Also, it has a coffee shop. Newcastle University is now a leading institution in the development of stem cell technology being the first in the United Kingdom and the second institution in Europe to obtain a licence to do such work.

    The early chemical industry in this region, however, was primarily Tyneside based and associated with the manufacture of soap and glass. In William James established an alkali company at Cargo Fleet and in Samuel Sadler also set up a factory nearby. I can empathise with them. Do I regret the buy? It was located on the north bank of the River Wear and was the largest pit in Sunderland and one of the most important in County Durham.


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An encyclopaedia of north-east England book

Further inland, frosts during winter are more common, due to the higher elevations and distance from the sea.

I suppose it comes with the territory. Today companies like Five-Quarter are investigating the use of the latest technology for underground coal gasification to access the Durham Coalfield reserves. I really do not want to be angry in my spirit as I grow old. The cover makes it looks light and frothy, but in fact it's extremely sharp and very well written.

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You can follow him on twitter here. All our journalism is independent and is in no way influenced by any advertiser or commercial initiative. Another chemical plant was established the following year to make oil and petrol from creosote and coal by a process called hydrogenation.

This is not a shop you can have a quick visit to. Hunter went into temporary partnership with Swan's wife before becoming Managing Director in Professor Paul Younger of Newcastle University in reported [49] that "Around 75 per cent of the coal in the North East is still underground, even though we have been mining it on an industrial scale longer than anyone else in the world.

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When asked to draw a dividing line between North and South, Southerners tend to draw this line further south than Northerners do. The warmest summers in the region are found in Stockton-on-Tees and the Middlesbrough area, with a July average high of They have hundreds of thousands of books on anything you could want.

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