Akenside Hill


Named after the poet Mark Akenside, who was born there in 1721. In the past the hill was known as Butcher's Bank because of the large number of master butchers who lived there in the 17th and 18th century.
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016078:Akenside Hill Newcastle unknown 1967

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003715:Akenside Hill. Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1883.

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061128:Akenside Traders Akenside Hill Malcolm Maybury 1995

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061040:The Pump House Akenside Hill Malcolm Maybury 1995

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038739: Akenside Hill/Queen Street, 1979

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058016:Dog Bank Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1890

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A Quaint Corner in Newcastle
- "Published by Raphael Tuck in their Photographic Pictures Series (no: 898) and printed in Saxony." From 'Pictures of Gateshead and the Surrounding Area' by Andy Williamson. The images may be ...

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An overgrown corner

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AKENSIDE-HILL-SIDE-QUEEN-ST

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AKENSIDE-HILL

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AKENSIDE-HILL

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051012:Akenside Hill/Pilgrim Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1908

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051014:Akenside Hill/Pilgrim Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1908

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051011:Akenside Hill Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1908

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004093:Akenside Hill Newcastle upon Tyne C. 1800

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Image taken from page 58 of 'The City of Newcastle-upon-Tyne of to-day. ... With illustrations'

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