Tyne and Wear HER(7893): Newcastle, Butcher Bank, Nag's Head - Details
Title of image: The Old Nag's Head Inn
Date: circa 1880
Description: A photograph of a pen and ink drawing of The Old Nag's Head Inn on the Side. Dixons Cork Manufactory has premises in The Old Nag's Head. Unidentified buildings adjoin the Inn on both sides. The spire of All Saints Church is in the background.
Additional info: Print black and white
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries/Newcastle Local Studies Hotels and Restaurants Collection
Accession number: NCL 014336
Provider: Newcastle City Library
Copyright: All rights reserved, if you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries.
Newcastle, Butcher Bank, Nag's Head
This well known hostelry was at the foot of Butcher Bank. It was described in 1634 as a "stately prince-like freestone Inne, in which we tasted a cupp of good wine". It was demolished in 1862.
F. Graham, 1976, Historic Newcastle, p 20