Last Updated:

8 Mar 2021

Bladene yar Fishery

Blaydon, Gateshead

Site unknown

This is a

Fishery

Founded in 

12th - 14th Century

Current status is

N/A

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Site unknown

Bladene yar in 1128, Blaydon yair. One of the bishop of Durham's weirs. The main catch would have been salmon, but in fact a wider range of fish would have been taken (eg. Eels, pike, minnow, burbot, trout and lamprey' {G.N. Garmondsway (ed), 1939, 'Aelfric's Colloquy', pp 101-2}. - Retrieved from Twsitelines

The location of the site unknown so it has been approximated according to the historic area. The banks of the Tyne were also vastly different so may have been up the river.

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