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Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Bigg Market building.

Although the Bigg Market is now just a party area with clubs,pubs,restaurants and take aways,its gets its name,not because of its size but because 'bigg' was a type of barley grown in the North-East of England. This area was used for selling and trading barley and wheat etc.
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3 Comments:

Blogger Kris said...

good that they kept the mural, nice work!

11:30 AM  
Blogger Mark said...

Had a great chat this weekend with my cousins who were all originally from Northumberland. All my family on my mother’s side were miners. Any chance of a photo of a 'WORKING' mine?

1:02 PM  
Blogger perle de rosée said...

A beutiful mosaic. I like mosaic works on houses.

11:03 PM  

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