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Jesmond, Jesmond Road, The Carriage Public House




Railway Transport Site

Railway Station

Early Modern


Extant Building

Disused since 1977 and now "The Carriage" public house and restaurent, this former station on the Blyth and Tyne Railway dates from 1864 and was probably built to the design of J F Tone. A good example of a small suburban station in Tudor style, single storey in red brick with stone dressings. LISTED GRADE 2. Said to be haunted. Staff and customers have reported that they felt someone behind them waiting to get past, but no one was there. Glasses have apparently been thrown from the bar always landing upright and never breaking. This has been attributed to the death of two passengers on the station platform during a bombing raid in World War Two {Kirkup 2009}.




<< HER 1939 >> I. Ayris & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p 6; Rob Kirkup, 2009, Ghostly Tyne and Wear, p. 32-33; Alan Morgan, 2010, Jesmond from mines to mansions, page 24; Bennison, Brian, 1997, Heavy Nights - A History of Newcastle's Public Houses, Volume Two, The North and East, p 6; Archaeo-Environment Ltd., 2013, Eaga House, Sandyford Road, Newcastle upon Tyne - Heritage Assessment

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