Tyne and Wear HER(11281): Jesmond, Jesmond Road, Cradle Well - Details
Title of image: The Cradle Well, Jesmond
Artist: City Engineers
Description: An undated photograph of the Cradle Well, Jesmond. The rectangular stone trough once formed part of a well but is now used for holding plants.
Additional info: Print black and white
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries/Newcastle Local Studies Water Supplies Collection
Accession number: NCL 051347
Provider: Newcastle City Library
Copyright: All rights reserved, if you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries.
Jesmond, Jesmond Road, Cradle Well
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
A stone cradle-shaped trough, after which the Cradlewell Public House was named. It was moved from its original position due to road alterations, firstly to Heaton Park then back to Jesmond Road.
Newcastle Local Studies Library, Newspaper Cuttings Relating to Newcastle, Vol 2, p 55 includes a sketch; Newcastle Daily Chronicle 25th December 1903; Alan Morgan, 1998, Bygone Sandyford and Cradlewell