036501:High Square Walbottle Unknown c.1900

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : A view of High Square Walbottle taken c.1900. The photograph shows houses on two sides of High Square. The chimneys in the background to the left belong to the Percy Arms public house. The brick night-soil midden is in the foreground to the right. There is a step in front of the midden and a square hole for depositing ash and refuse. The building behind the midden is Joe Ferguson's barber's shop. The top of an ash tree can be seen in the background to the right. The road surface of High Square is pitted and uneven. Description and Views Collection : Local Studies Source of Information : The buildings were demolished in the 1930's. +Duplicate. The Percy Arms and the ash tree were standing in 1984. Printed Copy : If you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries http://www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt" >www.newcastle.gov.uk/tlt quoting Accession Number : 036501
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4080432635/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 3 years, 9 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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