The Black Gate and the Castle Keep viewed from the north west

Date:
May 1969
Location:
Black Gate, Castle Garth, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Show all locations
CASTLE KEEP, CASTLE GARTH, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, Newcastle upon Tyne
Reference:
BB69/03744
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

Image not available

Description

The 'New Castle' at Newcastle upon Tyne was founded by the Normans to command a crossing of the River Tyne. The Keep was rebuilt in 1168-78 while the Black Gate dates from 1247. A railway line passes between the keep and gatehouse.

Content

This is part of the Collection: NMR07 NMR Accessioned Negatives - Catalogued

Rights

© Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive

Keywords

Medieval Castle, Medieval Gatehouse, Medieval Keep

Back
to top