High Street, Gateshead

  • Description

    "Today Tesco occupies the site where the Queen's Theatre once stood. The theatre had a varied history, being in turn a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (1815), United Methodist Free Church Chapel (1861), Hall of Varieties (1882), boxing hall, Salvation Army hall, theatre (Theatre Royal - 1887, Queen's Theatre - 1894, New Hippodrome - 1916) and finally a cinema (The Queen - 1919) before eventually closing in 1923. Card by W.H.S. & S., N." Postcard from 'Pictures of Gateshead and the Surrounding Area' by Andy Williamson. The images may be used for non-commercial purposes, subject to acknowledging the source; see: http://picturesofgateshead.co.uk
  • Owner

    Andy Williamson
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://picturesofgateshead.co.uk/postcards_gateshead1/index.html
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 8 years, 7 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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