Tyne and Wear HER(7891): Newcastle, Bigg Market, Turk's Head - Details
Newcastle, Bigg Market, Turk's Head
Built in 1744 by William Parker. Its great attraction was the cock-pit. The inn was demolished to make way for Grainger Street.
F. Graham, 1976, Historic Newcastle, p 20; Brian Bennison, 1996, Heady Days - A History of Newcastle's Public Houses, Vol 1, The Central Area, pp 26- 27; Graham, F. 1959, Old Inns and Taverns of Northumberland