MELROSE AVENUE: Accessed via Finchale Road (on the north), Westminster Crescent (on the west) and Hexham Avenue (on the south).
27 residential homes (Nos. 1-30) - 6 built in 1955.
In 1850, this land was named ‘Priests Close’, occupied by Matthew Laws, and leased from landowner Cuthbert Ellison.
Named after: Melrose: a small town and civil parish in the Scottish Borders, historically in Roxburghshire.
Photograph courtesy of Norman Dunn: http://www.oldtyneside.co.uk/
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