Tyne and Wear HER(6489): Newcastle, Mosley Street - Details
Title of image: Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
Description: This is a view of Mosley Street, a tram can be seen climbing up the hill.
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries/Newcastle Local Studies
Accession number: NCL 009155
Provider: Newcastle City Library
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Newcastle, Mosley Street
Road Transport Site
Mosley Street was built in 1784-5. It was designed by David Stephenson. One of the premier shopping and commercial streets of the Georgian town. In 1788 the Theatre Royal was built in Mosley Street. At the end of the nineteenth century national banks and insurance companies built premises here.
N. Pevsner and I. Richmond, second edition revised by G. McCombie, P. Ryder and H. Welfare, 1992, The Buildings of England: Northumberland (second edition); D. Lovie, 1997, The Buildings of Grainger Town; I. Ayris, 1997, A City of Palaces; Grace McCombie, 2009, Newcastle and Gateshead - Pevsner Architectural Guide, p. 15 and 149, 162