Tyne and Wear HER(17255): Gateshead, Half Moon Lane - Details
Gateshead, Half Moon Lane
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Original name of Bailey or Baliff Chare. The presnt name stuck to the street after an 18th century dispute between the landlord of the Half Moon Lane Inn and a mason owning land in the street, who wanted to call it Marble Street. There has been a Half Moon Inn on the street since at least 1720 the present one dates from 1891.
Manders, F. W. D. A History of Gateshead