Tyne and Wear HER(15638): Benton, Benton Road, Newton Park Hotel - Details
Benton, Benton Road, Newton Park Hotel
Opened in 1939. Lynn Pearson - an interesting estate pub in neo-Tudor. Retains two original doorcases and a chimney-stack with brick tumbling (bricks laid diagonally for decorative purposes). Its interior has magnificent relief floral patterned ceiling paper in the main bar and billiard room. The barmaids wore uniforms and served customers at their tables.
Brian Bennison, 1996, Heavy Nights - A History of Newcastle's Public Houses, Volume Two - The North and East, p 15; Lynn F Pearson, 1989, The Northumbrian Pub, p 128