Tyne and Wear HER(5065): Newcastle, Exhibition Park, Bandstand - Details
Title of image: Exhibition Park, Spital Tongues, Newcastle upon Tyne
Date: circa 1910
Description: A view of Exhibition Park, Spital Tongues, Newcastle upon Tyne taken c.1910. The photograph shows a crowd who have gathered to listen to a band playing in the bandstand.
Additional info: Lantern slide
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries/Newcastle Local Studies Parks Collection
Accession number: NCL 012510
Provider: Newcastle City Library
Copyright: All rights reserved, if you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries.
Newcastle, Exhibition Park, Bandstand
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
Only surviving element of the 1887 Royal Jubilee Exhibition (see HER 5063). Bandstand. Circa 1875. Painted base obscured by planting. Cast iron with zinc roof. Octagonal platform has scrolled iron balustrade, thin columns support arches with decorative spandrels. Round-topped incurved roof has spike finial. LISTED GRADE 2
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