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25 Kingsley Place. John Gilroy 1898-1985. Lived in this house as a boy. Royal Portrait painter, Advertising designer & artist famous for the Guinness Zoo Animals & World War II posters. ‘Be like Dad - Keep Mum’.

25 Kingsley Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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20 Burdon Terrace. Thomas Burt 1837-1922. Northumberland Miners’ leader 1865-1913, M.P. for Morpeth 1874-1918, the first working class M.P., lived in this house from 1892 to his death.

20 Burdon Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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28 Brandling Park. Ludwig Wittgenstein 1889-1951. One of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century lived here in 1943 while working at the Royal Victoria Infirmary.

28 Brandling Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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19 Bellegrove Terrace. Ralph Hedley 1848-1913. Renowned regional artist, realist Painter, woodcarver and illustrator. Lived here from 1885-1913.

19 Belle Grove Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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St Andrew's, Worswick St. Father James Worswick 1771-1843 Catholic Priest who founded St Andrew's Roman Catholic Church, on this sire from 1798-1841. A respected, selfless man who gave forty years of loyal service to the city and the people.

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House of Adam of Jesmond. Built before 1267; probably abandoned by 17th Century. Little known of its history. Given to Newcastle in 1879 as part of the Armstrong's Park. Repairs in 1897 directed by W.H. Knowles, Architect.

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1 Stratford Villas. Colin Veitch 1881-1938 lived here. Captain of Newcastle United FC during their trophy-winning Edwardian heyday. Co-founder of the People's Theatre & the Professional Footballers' Association. Sportsman, actor, politician.

1 Stratford Villas, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Tyne bridge 75th anniversary 1928 2003
Tyne Bridge 75th Anniversary. Designed by Mott, Hay and Anderson. Constructed by Dorman Long & Co. Opened 10th October 1928 by HM King George V accompanied by HM Queen Mary.

Junction of Sandhill and Quayside, west side of Tyne Bridge pillar., Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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High Level Bridge. The lighting of Robert Stephenson's Bridge was commissioned by Newcastle City Council with financial help from Gateshead Council, The Railway Heritage Trust, Electrical Contractors Association, Northern Electric and Gas, Go North East, Nexus.

High Level Bridge, Gateshead, United Kingdom

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Sir Bobby Robson, CBE. Footballer, England & Newcastle Utd manager. Inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame, 2003.

Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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The Turk's Head Inn. Society of Antiquaries if Newcastle upon Tyne. Founded 1813. Close to this site stood the Turk's Head Inn where, on 23rd January 1813, seventeen Newcastle gentlemen met to form the Society

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St. Thomas Chapel. Chapel of St Thomas the Martyr (Archibishop Thomas Becket, died 1170) stood on Old Tyne Bridge near this spot, until 1830, when it was demolished for road widening and replaced by St. Thomas' Church in Barras Bridge.

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The Custom House Built in 1766 to replace Custom House as west end of Quayside. Altered and refronted in 1833; Sydney Smirke, Architect.

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Music Hall, Nelson Street Charles Dickens 1812 - 1870 Charles Dickens gave public readings of his works in this theatre during 6 visits to Newcastle between 1852 and 1867

Nelson Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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John Wesley erected on this site in 1743 "The Orphan House" headquarters of Methodism in the North

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1928 2003 Tyne Bridge 75th Anniversary Designed by Mott, Hay & Anderson Constructed by Dorman Long & Co Opened 10th October 1928 by HM King George V accompanied by HM Queen Mary.

Hillgate, Gateshead, United Kingdom

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Milburn House. Admiral Lord Collingwood 1748-1810 Victor of Trafalgar, diplomat, wit and humanitarian. Nelson's friend and comrade. Born in a house on this site. "Since heaven made gentlemen there is no record of a better one" - (W.M.Thackeray).

Milburn House, The Side, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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4 Ellison Place. Cardinal Basil Hume 1923-1999. Spiritual leader born here on 2 March.

4 Ellison Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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The Castle Keep. Principal tower of the castle built by Henry II in 1168-78. The City's name derives from the earlier castle on the site which was founded in 1080 by Robert Curthose, eldest son of William the Conqueror.

Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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The Black Gate. Principal Gateway to the Castle built 1247-50. Upper two storeys built in seventeenth century. Restored, notably by R.J. Johnson 1883-84.

Black Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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College Street. Dame Allan's Schools 1883-1935. Dame Allan's Boys' School (first floor) and Girls' School (ground floor) by RJ Johnson. Dame Eleanor Allen founded the original schools in 1705 to provide a proper education for 40 poor boys and 20 poor girls of the parishes of St Nicholas and St John.

College Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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51 Westgate Road. Peter Murray Taylor. Lord Taylor of Gosforth. 1930-1997. Lord Chief Justice of England & Wales. Born 242 Westgate Road. Educated Newcastle Royal Grammar School. His Barristers chambers were here from 1954-1967.

51, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Assembly House, Westgate Street. Charles Avison 1709-1780. Composer. Held his first public subscription concert in this building in 1735. the first Assembly Rooms in Newcastle 1716-1736.

Westgate Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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City Hall Newcastle. Alan Hull 1945-1995. Born Benwell. Humanist, songwriter and poet, singer and musician. Performed here with the group Lindisfarne on over 120 occasions. The Fog on the Tyne was all his.

City Hall, Northumberland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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John Dobson Bicentenary 1787-1987. Eldon Square. This terrace is the only remaining side of the Old Eldon Square; built to Dobson's designs; 1825-31.

Eldon Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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John Dobson Bicentenary 1787-1987. Grainger Market. This covered vegetable and butcher market, once the largest in the country, was designed by Dobson and opened in 1835.

Grainger Market, Clayton Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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High Bridge. Lord Armstrong 1810-1900. William George Armstrong's water-powered rotary engine was built here at Henry Watson's works, 1838. Inventor, engineer, scientist and businessman, Armstrong employed 25,000 people at his Elswick works.

High Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Broad Garth. Thomas Spence 1750-1814. Born Quayside, Newcastle. Utopian writer and land reformer. Courageous pioneering campaigner for the rights of men and women. Founded a schoolroom and debating society in Broad Garth. "Dare to be Free"

Fenwick's Entry, off Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Grey Street. This side of the street, up to Shakespeare Street was designed by Dobson and built in 1835-37.

18/20 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Thomas Bewick 1753-1828. The artist and naturalist, celebrated for his "History of British Birds" traded as an engraver and copperplate printer in a workshop on this site from about 1790.

St. Nicholas Church Yard, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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The Danish Seamen's Club. From 1940 to 1945 Newcastle was the official home town to 3,000 Danish sailors serving in the British Merchant Navy. St. Nicolas Buildings housed their unions, clubs and the Danish Merchant Navy Reserve Pool

St. Nicholas Building, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Thomas Bewick 1753-1828 The artist wood-engraver and naturalist lived near here in his "little happy cot at the Forth" from 1781 to 1812.

Bewick Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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