Victorian Newcastle Disguised: Castle Garth

004372:Castle Garth Newcastle upon Tyne 1894

Castle Garth in 1884, © Newcastle City Library

Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : The photograph shows Castle Garth looking towards St. Nicholas’ Cathedral.with Dog Leap stairs to the right. the Blackgate can be seen on the left of the photograph.. The term garth comes from the old norse word garthr which is related to the old english word geard meaning yard. Castle garth orriginally contained the Great Hall of the castle the moot hall. Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 004372

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