Tyne and Wear HER(6625): Newcastle, Quayside, cistern heads and roasting jack - Details
Newcastle, Quayside, cistern heads and roasting jack
Water Supply and Drainage
Two large cistern heads and an old roasting jack. Cistern heads have a sort of acanthus leaf pattern on them, on one is the letter A and the year 1777 in ornamental letters, on the other is a lion and the same date. Found in an old house on the Quay, now demolished. Donated to the Society of Antiquaries by J.F. Edge, for Newcastle Corporation in around 1905.
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Series 3, I (1905), p 94.