Tyne and Wear HER(6474): Newcastle, Westgate Road, The Bodega PH (Old Black Bull)

  • Description

    "Designed by Septimus Oswald c.1872. This was a rebuild of the Old Black Bull Public House. Jacob Wilkinson took over the Black Bull around 1860. It had a small brewery which Thomas Dixon had run until 1857. The rebuild in 1872 included a shop as well as the public house. This arrangement lasted until 1893 when the shaving saloon closed and the space was added to the public house. Jacob Wilkinson improved the brewery. In 1901 the three-storey brewery building collapsed during foundation digging for the new Pavilion Theatre (demolished in 1992). The brewery had to be rebuilt...."
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  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/6474
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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