Tyne and Wear HER(6657): Newcastle, Westgate Road, clay bowl - Details
Newcastle, Westgate Road, clay bowl
Dr Bruce found a tiny clay bowl (tobacco pipe?) dug from a depth of 10 feet in 1854, at the back of the Assembly Rooms of Newcastle where, when a sewer under the Vicarage House was being laid. He was looking for the remains of Hadrian's Wall.
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Series 1, I:29, p 245 (1857)