Tyne and Wear HER(11430): Jesmond, North Jesmond Avenue, County Tennis Ground - Details
Jesmond, North Jesmond Avenue, County Tennis Ground
Shown on OS second (1898), third and fourth (1940) editions as cricket ground. OS fifth edition (1960) shows the site as tennis ground. It is still the Northumberland County Tennis Ground today. It has an interesting high stone wall as its boundary with the road. There are two pavilions of 1930s date. A highly-praised indoor court building was built in the 1990s. There is a landscaped mound between the indoor court and the houses on Bemersyde Drive.
Newcastle City Council, 2003, Jesmond Dene Conservation Area Character Statement, p 41; Alan Morgan, 2010, Jesmond from mines to mansions, page 63