An Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment and Building Recording of The Mitre, Benwell, Newcastle Upon Tyne

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    Very detailed report (2010). "In November 2010 Archaeological Research Services Ltd were commissioned by Mr Muhammad Zaman to undertake an archaeological photographic building recording and desk-based assessment of The Mitre in Benwell, Newcastle Upon Tyne. The building, which was built as a defensive tower and manor house, is due to be redeveloped into facilities for the Bahr Academy. The building is Grade II listed and its grounds form the curtilage of the listing. Benwell village core and the graveyard are designated as sites of archaeological interest in the UDP (policy C4). The buildings present on site today are the fourth incarnation of Benwell Tower. The site has had a rich history, and the buildings we see today, although not the originals have had a multitude of uses over the years since the early 1800’s. They have been extensively modified internally, but largely the modifications have been superficial, for use by the BBC...."
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    Archaeological Research Services Ltd
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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