Tyne and Wear HER(12837): Newcastle, Westgate Road/Clayton Street, Gaumont Cinema

  • Description

    "The New Westgate opened on 31 October 1927. The lower storey was in stone with recesses for posters and there was a marble porch. The main staircase was in Roman stone plaster with ebony handrails. On the first floor there was an illuminated fountain (removed by the late 1930s). The parterre was on the first floor with 1200 tip-up seats. Under the balcony there was an illuminated dome...."
  • Owner

  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/12837
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 5 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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