Tyne and Wear HER(15811): Newcastle, Sandgate, Cross Keys Public House - Details
Newcastle, Sandgate, Cross Keys Public House
Sandgate was once a crowded part of Newcastle, the stronghold of keelmen. By the First World War however town improvments swept much of it and its pubs away. Early closures included the Cross Keys.
Brian Bennison, 1997, Heavy Nights - A History of Newcastle's Public Houses, Volume Two, The North and East, p 24