Tyne and Wear HER(6596): Newcastle, Middle Street, Scot's Inn - Details
Newcastle, Middle Street, Scot's Inn
Middle Street lay in-between Cloth Market and Groat Market. It was divided into three sections - Skinnergate at the top, Spurriergate in the middle and Sadlergate at the bottom. In Middle Street, according to Gray, there was an ancient house with a large gate, called the Scots Inn, where the "Kings Nobility and Lards of Scots lodged in time of Truce or League with Engalnd".
W. Gray, 1649, Chorographia, pp 18-19; H. Bourne, 1736, The History of Newcastle upon Tyne, p 53.