029530:Castle Keep Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1930

  • Description

    Type : Photograph Medium : Print-black-and-white Description : A 1930 photograph of the Great Hall in the Castle Keep Newcastle upon Tyne. On the left wall is a large fireplace with a mantel and an ornately carved overmantel. To the north of the fireplace there is a fresco from the old House of Lords. There is a stone popinjay on either side of the fireplace. The walls are decorated with armour weapons and coats of arms. Banners of the great North families are attached to the upper part of the walls. Pieces of decorative stonework have been placed around the walls on the floor. Castles Collection : Local Studies Source of Information : + Duplicate. The mantel (1599) and overmantel (17th century) are from The Beehive Inn on Sandhill. The two popinjays are from Lumley Castle and are the supporters of the family's arms. 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 : 029530
  • Owner

    Newcastle Libraries
  • Source

    Newcastle libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Public Domain Mark
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/39821974@N06/4079293197/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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