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Shooting

Bisley Rifle Range

54.970522, -1.612921

Newcastle

Opened:

1900s

Closed:

Unknown

Redeveloped

Condition:

Home Teams/Clubs:

Last Updated:

10 Feb 2023

HER Description

NEHL - Bisley Rifle Range opened on the Groat Market in the 1900s, citing itself as the "Finest Public Rifle Range in the North". Its manager in 1906 was a J. Cunningham, and was open to the general public. The rifle range was at 19 Groat Market.

Thanks to Steve Ellwood (@TyneSnapper) for sharing this information.

Ordnance Survey

'Sketches of The Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham' T.H.Hair, published in 1844

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'Sketches of The Coal Mines in Northumberland and Durham' T.H.Hair, published in 1844

Historic Environment Records

Durham/Northumberland: Keys to the Past

Tyne and Wear: Sitelines

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