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Newcastle upon Tyne in Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
 

The Black Gate

 
 
The Black Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 21, 2018
1. The Black Gate Marker
Inscription.  
City of Newcastle upon Tyne
1080   1980
The Black gate
Principal gateway to castle
built 1247 – 50.
Upper two storeys
built in seventeenth century.
Restored, notably by
R.J. Johnson
1883 – 84
Tyne and Wear County Council
City Trail

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles.
 
Location. 54° 58.159′ N, 1° 36.654′ W. Marker is in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, in Northumberland. Marker can be reached from the intersection of St. Nicholas Street and The Black Gate, on the right when traveling north. Located at Newcastle Castle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newcastle upon Tyne, England NE1 1RQ, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Turning Bridge (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Black Gate (here, next to this marker); The Barbican (a few steps from this marker); St. Nicholas Cathedral (a few steps from this marker); William Heron (a few steps from this marker); The Heron Pit
The Black Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 21, 2018
2. The Black Gate Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Medieval Castle (a few steps from this marker); Norman Castle (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newcastle upon Tyne.
 
Also see . . .  Newcastle Castle. (Submitted on November 23, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
The Black Gate Barbican image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 21, 2018
3. The Black Gate Barbican
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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