Tyne and Wear HER(1546): Newcastle town wall, curtain east of Bertram Momboucher Tower - Details
Newcastle town wall, curtain east of Bertram Momboucher Tower
The curtain wall between Bertram Momboucher and Ficket Towers was 132 yards long. It is shown in an early 19th century illustration breached on the west side of Ficket Tower and in a generally dilapidated condition. It was demolished in 1824 for the formation of Blackett Street, and its line lies beneath the buildings on the south side of the street.
<< HER 1546 >> J. Brand, 1789, History of Newcastle, I, 15 Illustration, T.M. Richardson, 1880, Memorials of Old Newcastle-upon-Tyne, pl. xxviii S. Holmes, 1896, The Town Walls of Newcastle upon Tyne, Archaeologia Aeliana, 2, XVIII, 16-17