Tyne and Wear HER(7105): Newcastle, High Friar Street, Crown and Sceptre Public House - Details
Newcastle, High Friar Street, Crown and Sceptre Public House
This public house was managed at the turn of the twentieth century by Will Cawley, a brilliant local boxer who fought for the highest honours. The pub became known as "Curley's Bar". Demolished to make way for Eldon Square Shopping Centre.
Middlebrook, 1950, Newcastle upon Tyne: Its Growth and Achievements; Newcastle U3A Local History Group, 2001, A Brief History of Eldon Square South, Newcastle upon Tyne; B. Bennison, Brewers and Bottlers; Brian Bennison, 1996, Heady Days - A History of Newcastle's Public Houses, Vol 1, The Central Area, p 18