Tyne and Wear HER(6522): Newcastle, Cloth Market, New-water Cross - Details
Newcastle, Cloth Market, New-water Cross
Religious Ritual and Funerary
Towards the end of the Cloth Market was a large cross with a lead cistern at the top of it to hold water. It was called the Newe-water and was pulled down in around 1733.
H. Bourne, 1736, The History of Newcastle upon Tyne, p 55.