Rowan Yard, Norton

The street sign for Rowan Yard in Norton. In the late 1700s, this yard housed one of the two blacksmiths in Norton, the other being on Norton Green. Rowan Yard opposite the Red Lion serviced both the village and the Sunderland to York coach from 1780s – 1836.

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