Photo of High Level Bridge taken from a side angle. It was built between 1847 and 1849, and was designed by Robert Stevenson for the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway. In 2005 it was shut to allow for a restoration, … Continue reading
A photograph of the Old Fish Market building. It has a statue of Neptune on top which was designed by George Burn. It was built between 1878 and 1880, and was designed by the city engineer A. M. Fowler. It … Continue reading
Plaque for tourists informing that the building was built in the 16th Century and restored in the 1980s. This building is now a bar called ‘Lloyds’. Date: 1986 Group name: Lauren, Bexy, Maya, Jessica Plaque reads: Tyne and Wear County … Continue reading
Image of plaque on Copthorne Hotel Wall showing the River-god Tyne. Date:1891-1991 Group name: Lauren, Bexy, Maya, Jessica Plaque reads: The River-god Tyne. The Institution of Civil Engineers Northern Counties Association. 1891-1991. Robert Legender – facit.
Plaque put up in 1986 to let tourists know that the building was owned by ship owners in the 18th century. The wealth of the ship owners is displayed by the grandness of the building. Date: 1986 Plaque reads: Tyne … Continue reading
A large proportion of the buildings on the Quayside are new builds with very modern designs. For example, these two new housing developemtns feature very contemporary apartments. Group: Longbenton Community College
A plaque describing the history of a former sailors bethel built in 1877. Date: 1877 Group: Tweenies Plaque reads: Tyne and Wear development corporation. Former Sailors Bethel. Replacing an earlier building on Manor Chare, this non conformist sailors chapel, built … Continue reading
A plaque describing the history of St. Thomas Chapel. Date: 1830 Group: Tweenies Plaque reads: City of Newcastle upon Tyne. St. Thomas Chapel. Chapel of St. Thomas the Martyr (Archbishop Thomas Becket, died 1170) stood on Old Tyne Bridge near … Continue reading
The Sage music hall.
The monument sums up Newcastle, balancing the historical past and the modern day. It shows significant parts which indicates the specialilty of the city. Group: Black Quays