Tyne and Wear HER(12300): Fenham, Nuns Moor Park, Park House and clock - Details
Title of image: Nuns Moor Park, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne
Date: circa 1960
Description: A view of Nuns Moor Park, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne taken c.1960. The photograph shows the park keeper's house at the entrance to the park.
Additional info: Print black and white
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries/Newcastle Local Studies Parks Collection
Accession number: NCL 037173
Provider: Newcastle City Library
Copyright: All rights reserved, if you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries.
Fenham, Nuns Moor Park, Park House and clock
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
Nun's Moor Park is at the corner of Studley Terrace and Brighton Grove. The Park House (lodge) is very attractive, and there is a clock mounted in a small green painted tower. The clock has four dials which are illuminated at night. The clock is weight friven and requires winding every week. The clock chimes the quarters and strikes the hours. The old chiming clock was removed when an electric driven mechanism was installed by William Potts of Leeds in 1984. The bells remain in the tower. Shown on Ordnance Survey second edition as a lodge.
Brenda Whitelock, 1992, Timepieces of Newcastle; Pers comm, Charlotte Coyne, 2013