In Roman times, Wallsend hosted the fort Segedunum. This fort protected the eastern end of Hadrian’s Wall, which terminated at the western wall of the fort.[3] Wallsend was occupied by the Romans for around 330 years from A.D. 81 to A.D. 410.

  1. Hi Marc, This picture would have taken around 1980’s. The ship yards are now gone, with communities changing because of the type of work now available is increasingly the service sector – Heavy industry is declining in the country.

  2. Hi Marc, That is a good idea. I have not anyone doing similar. See if you can get people to follow you on the blog. I’ll copy & paste to our Facebook timeline so that people know where to find your blog.

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