Tyne and Wear HER(16111): Gateshead, North Durham Cricket Ground, gateway - Details
Gateshead, North Durham Cricket Ground, gateway
Stone pillars and arched head gateway constructed as part of the 1895 improvement scheme which saw the enlargement and enhancement of the North Durham Cricket Club (later Rugby Ground). The keystone is carved (east) with a mouldboard plough with 'PERSEVERANCE' above and (west) with a ?hound standing above a bunch of grapes or berries. The iconography has not been deciphered.
Northern Counties Archaeological Services, 2010, Proposed Gateshed Football Stadium, Archaeological Assessment