Have you ever thought about the railings around the sreeets of High West Jesmond?
A heritage post by Chris Morgan
Recently the subject of the original iron railings came up.
A few samples have survived, almost all on corners, which leaves one to suspect this was policy.
I’d previously spotted sections that could have been deep in a privet hedge, but most of these samples pictured here couldn’t have been hidden in a hedge.
Several houses have added their own replacements and one near the bottom of Treherne Road gets very close to the original.
How many more sections have survived?
Walk the bounds – a tour of High West Jesmond
Find out more about the fascinating history of High West Jesmond and join us for a guided walk with Chris Morgan on Sunday 3 June 2018.
Find out more on our Walk the Bounds page.