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The Town Wall. The Durham Tower, built in the late 13th Century, is one of the seventeen wall towers.

Rear of Stowell Street, Chinatown, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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35 The Close. The only medieval house and warehouse complex with a private quay to survive in Newcastle. It was separated from the river in 1985. The present buildings are 16th Century and later. Restored 1982-4.

35, The Close, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Lort Burn. Originally Dene Burn, it became Lort Burn (dirty burn) from later 14th century. Rising in Leazes it follows the line of Dean Street and enters river near this spot. High Bridge and Low Bridge mark early bridges across it.

Junction of Sandhill and Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Sailing Ship Owners. Throughout the age of sail, this Quayside area around Exchange Buildings (c. 1861) was home to Newcastle's ship owners, including such men as R. Beckwith, H. Milvain and T. Miller.

Corner of Leonard Street and Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Cale Cross. This market cross where food was sold (Cale = cabbage) stood near this spot until 1807. First mentioned in 1309 it was rebuilt in 1783 to design of David Stephenson. Re-erected in grounds of Blagdon Hall.

Queen Street, nr junction with Sandhill and Side, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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The Guildhall. Present building incorporates part of Robert Trollope's town court of 1655-8. North front (17?6) by William Newton and David Stephenson; south front (1809); east end (1823) by John Dobson; altered 1880. Centre of town government until 1858.

Guildhall, Sandhill, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Jesmond Cemetery. The Gateway and former Chapels were built for the Newcastle General Cemetery Company in 1836. Architect, John Dobson. Restored by the County Council 1978

121 Jesmond Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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