Robert Trollope

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Robert Trollope was a 17th-century English architect, born in Yorkshire, who worked mainly in Northumberland and Durham. His work includes:- * Eshott Hall about 1660 * Capheaton Hall 1667-8 * Cliffords Fort, North Shields 1672 * Callaly Castle 1676 * St Hilda's Church, South Shields 1675 * Guildhall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne * Netherwitton Hall 1685 He was buried at St Mary's Church, Gateshead, Co Durham. He designed his own monument complete with statue and an inscription which is said to have read :- Here lies Robert Trollop Who made yon stones roll up When death took his soul up His body filled this hole up

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The Guildhall. The present building incorporates part of Robert Trollope's town court of 1655-8. North front (1796) by William Newton and David Stephenson. South front (1809). East end (1823) by John Dobson, altered 1880. The centre of town government until 1858.

Guildhall, Sandhill, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom where they designed (1655-1658)