Tyne and Wear HER(6704): Newcastle, The Close, 2 and 4 Javel Groupe - Details
Title of image: Javel Groupe, Newcastle upon Tyne
Artist: Dept of Envrionmental Health
Description: A view of 2 Javel Groupe, Newcastle upon Tyne taken c.1935. The photograph shows the frontage of the house. The upper half of the wall is half-timbered. Buildings on The Close can be seen in the background. Javel Groupe was an alley which ran from The Close opposite the foot of Long Stairs to the river.
Additional info: Print black and white
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries
Accession number: NCL 036952
Provider: Newcastle City Library
Copyright: All rights reserved, if you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries.
Newcastle, The Close, 2 and 4 Javel Groupe
The Close, 2 and 4 Javel Groupe No. 2 - timber, 2 storeys. Pointed gable end with curved timber. Large Bessie-Surtees House-like windows. Strange entrance in the first floor with no access to it. Ground floor entrance next to lean-to at passage to The Side. WH Knowles calls this “Temperley’s Court”. Two dormer gables facing a court. Building is perpendicular to The Side. No. 4 - left hand side bay projects, with gable end facing Sandhill. Jetty is supported by a post. Both buildings demolished by 1930.
NCL 36952 NCL 4022 NCL 3819