Tyne and Wear HER(6659): Newcastle, Westgate Road, wooden pipes - Details
Newcastle, Westgate Road, wooden pipes
Water Supply and Drainage
Ancient wooden pipes used to supply the town with water. Found by workmen excavating in front of the Tyne Theatre. Pipe had to be sawn through to allow its removal, otherwise in a very sound state of preservation. 5 feet long, 10 inches in diameter, 3 inch bore. Donated to the Society of Antiquaries on August 23 1895 by Newcastle Corporation.
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne, Series 2, VI (1895), p 73