LILAC WALK: Built on land that was previously Sandy Bottom Lake.
Vehicular access to the rear via Hollyhock Gardens, Cedar Grove and Mimosa Drive.
62 properties (Nos. 1-69) - 9 built c.1960s.
In 1850, this land was known as ‘Low Pond Close’, occupied by Matthew Laws, and leased from landowner Cuthbert Ellison.
Named after: Syringa vulgaris (lilac or common lilac) is a species of flowering plant in the olive family Oleaceae.
Photograph courtesy of Norman Dunn: http://www.oldtyneside.co.uk/
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