Durant Road & Ellison Place

  • Description

    "Ellison Place was named after Cuthbert Ellison, Sheriff of Newcastle in 1544 and Mayor in 1549 and 1554. No. 1 Ellison Place was used as accommodation of visiting judges in 1866 and became the City's second Mansion House in 1886. No. 6 Ellison Place was the home of William Boutland Wilkinson (1819 - 1892) who was the inventor of reinforced-concrete building (using wire ropes to bind the concrete). A reinforced-concrete cottage was in this location until the 1950s. On the right, over the car park, is MEA House, built in 1974 using similar technology [[1681916]]" Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1763798
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 3 years, 4 months ago
    Viewed: 337 times
    Picture Taken: 2010-01-24
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