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Cumberland Arms, off Byker Bridge, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne


7989


Newcastle


Byker, Back Stephen Street, Cumberland Arms


Byker


NZ26SE


Commercial


Licensed Premises


Public House


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


Shown on second edition Ordnance Survey. Byker Buildings was a street of tenement housing with the Cumberland Arms at the western end. It was proposed for enlargement circa 1898. The then owner was a Mr Thompson of Whickham. This was never undertaken. Instead a Mr James Cackett was engaged to make internal alterations - increasing the bar area and adding a new fa├žade. Nos. 2 and 3 James Place were incorporated into the public house. This plan survives largely unchanged today. LOCAL LIST


2639


6460


NZ26396460



Ordnance Survey second edition 1890; G. Stobbs, Tyne and Wear Museums, 2005, Byker Buildings/Stephen Street, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne - Archaeological Assessment; Ouseburn Heritage, Issue 4, page 15; Brian Bennison, 1997, Heavy Nights - A History of Newcastle's Public Houses, Volume Two, The North and East, p 32; Lynn F Pearson, 1989, The Northumbrian Pub - an architectural history, p 33-34

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