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Blaydon,

town (1991 pop. 30,563), Gateshead metropolitan district, NE England, on the Tyne River in the Newcastle upon Tyne metropolitan area. It manufactures iron and steel goods and bricks. Blaydon also has engineering works.
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Blaydon

an industrial town in NE England, in Gateshead unitary authority, Tyne and Wear. Pop.: 14 648 (2001)
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