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Summerhill is a late Georgian residential suburb, which climbs the hill westwards out of Newcastle upon Tyne, between the city centre and the West End. The Summerhill Conservation Area includes one grade II* listed building (the Church of St Matthew on Summerhill Street) and 80 grade II listed buildings. Westgate Hill Cemetery is a grade II Registered Historic Park and Garden. The Conservation Area centres on Summerhill Square.

By 1723 Summer Hill House, the area's first major building, was built on the hill near Elswick Lane for Mr Joseph Barber, an Irish bookseller who named it after his mansion in County Meath where he grew up. He worked at Amen Corner. There were nurseries on the slope below, which became the 'square' around which housing would later be built. On 6 March 1773 the house was destroyed by fire. Arson was suspected....

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Newcastle City Centre Frederick Douglass (1818 - 1895) Conservation Areas Big Lamp Joshua Alder (1792 - 1867) Barber Surgeons Hall Church of St Matthew, Summerhill Street Greenfield Place Ravensworth Terrace Summerhill Grove Summerhill Square and Park Summerhill Street, Newcastle Summerhill Terrace Swineburn Place Westgate Hill Cemetery
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The Church of St. Matthew, Big Lamp, Summerhill Street, NE4

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064232:Laying electric tram lines, Elswick Road, Elswick, 1901

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The edge of the park, off Summerhill Grove

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038038:Summerhill Street Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1975

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038046:Summerhill Terrace Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1975

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038011:Summerhill Square Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1975

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038033:Summerhill Grove Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1975

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038035:Summerhill Terrace Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1975

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036770:Summerhill Terrace Newcastle upon Tyne Dept of Environmental Health 1965

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023265:Summerhill Street Central Newcastle Upon Tyne City Engineers 1972

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037729:Summerhill Terrace Newcastle upon Tyne Dept of Environmental Health 1965

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038047:Summerhill Grove Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1975

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035495:Summerhill Terrace Newcastle upon Tyne Dept of Environmental Health 1968

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055243: Summerhill Street c.1890s

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023272:Summerhill Grove Central Newcastle Upon Tyne City Engineers 1967

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037732:Summerhill Terrace area Newcastle upon Tyne Dept of Environmental Health 1965

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058257:St. Anne's Convent no.7 Summerhill Grove Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown Undated

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023273:Summerhill Street Central Newcastle Upon Tyne City Engineers 1975

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037219:Sunday School St. Matthew's Church Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1975

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Big Lamp
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Big Lamp
- Overview Map Street View Big Lamp is the area by the junction of Westgate Road and Elswick Road. There was a large lamp here, which was reputedly one of the ...
Frederick Douglass (1818 - 1895)
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Frederick Douglass (1818 - 1895)
- Frederick Douglass was a former plantation slave from Maryland in the USA, who went on to became a national leader of the Abolitionist movement. From 1846 Douglass spent two years ...
Joshua Alder (1792 - 1867)
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Joshua Alder (1792 - 1867)
- Overview About Joshua Alder Joshua Alder (1792 - 1867) was a zoologist and a malacologist, who specialized in the Tunicata, and in gastropods. The Alders were an old Alnwick family, ...
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Tyne and Wear HER(11393): Newcastle, Elswick Lane, Summer Hill House
- "By 1723 Summer Hill House, the area's first major building, was built on the hill near Elswick Lane for Mr Joseph Barber, an Irish bookseller who named it after ...

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