Tyne and Wear HER(6508): Newcastle, Newgate Street, White Cross, pillory - Details
Newcastle, Newgate Street, White Cross, pillory
A pillory stood here. People convicted of minor offences were held here. One woman, Susanah Fleming, was convicted of fortune telling in April 1758. She was pilloried for one hour every quarter for a year.
D. Lovie, 1997, The Buildings of Grainger Town; V. Histon, 2000, Nightmare on Grey Street - Newcastle's Darker Side, p 34.