Tyne and Wear HER(11077): Newcastle, Bigg Market, Fighting Cocks Inn and Brewery - Details
Newcastle, Bigg Market, Fighting Cocks Inn and Brewery
Roger Heron took over this inn and brewery in the 1840s and brewed there until 1856. On Thursdays a pig market was held near the inn, which was described as "the resort of farmers, pig-jobbers and the like". The inn closed around 1880.
Brian Bennison, 1995, Brewers and Bottlers of Newcastle upon Tyne From 1850 to the present day, p 38