Tyne and Wear HER(6507): Newcastle, Gallowgate

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  • Description

    "The earliest reference to Gallowgate seems to be 1378. Criminals were taken along Gallowgate to the gallows on the Town Moor (HER 6509) near Fenham Barracks, where between 1650 and 1829 44 people were executed. A separate gallows for Northumberland criminals stood outside the West Gate in the 18th century and early 19th century....."
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/6507
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years ago
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