Tyne and Wear HER(1881): Westerhope, Newbiggin Hall - Details
Westerhope, Newbiggin Hall
Newbiggin Hall was built in the early 19th century, replacing an earlier house of the Hudson family. In 1828 it was the residence of Henry, son of Matthew Bell MP of Woolsington, who had purchased the estate. Later residents were Lt. Col. Charles James Reed, a brewer (c.1858-87), John Watson Spencer of Spencer's Steelworks in Newburn (from 1887), and from 1909 Gerald France MP. In the late 1950s the Hall was replaced with a public house; this in turn has been destroyed.
<< HER 1881 >> T. Faulkner & P. Lowery, 1996, Lost Houses of Newcastle and Northumberland, p 54