Robert Stephenson 1803-1859 Engineer lived here from his marriage in 1829 until he removed to London in 1833. During this time he designed and constructed the “Rocket” and later the “Planet”, the prototype for more than a century of steam locomotive development.

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Peter Hughes on Flickr
newcastleplaques on Flickr
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