Tyne and Wear HER(15555): Newcastle, Groat Market, Crown and Thistle Public House - Details
Newcastle, Groat Market, Crown and Thistle Public House
Said to have been 'one of the most ancient and popular hostelries of the city'. Demolished in 1890 by its owner Mrs Swanston of Rye Hill.
Brian Bennison, 1996, Heady Days - A History of Newcastle's Public Houses, Volume One - The Central Area, p 23-24