NZ2463 : Corner of Westgate Road and Collingwood Street

taken 8 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

Corner of Westgate Road and Collingwood Street
Corner of Westgate Road and Collingwood Street
A panoramic view of the major road junction just east of Central Station LinkExternal link
Westgate Road bends round to the right with Bolbec Hall and the Literary and Philosophical Society buildings on the extreme right NZ2463 : Bolbec Hall and the Literary & Philosophical Society, Westgate Road. A line of red concrete within the railings marks the former line of Hadrian's Wall NZ2463 : Neville Hall and Wood Memorial Hall, Westgate Road
On the corner of the main roads in the centre of the photo is the Sun Insurance Company Building from the early 1900s. There is a large sun motif high up in the semi-circular roof arch NZ2463 : Former Sun Insurance Company Building, Westgate Road
The huge building to its left, extending down Collingwood Street NZ2463 : Collingwood Buildings, Collingwood Street and left along Pudding Chare, are the Collingwood Buildings, built as an arcade of shops, hotel and offices in 1899. The arcade became a banking hall in 1903 and is now Revolution, a vodka bar NZ2463 : Collingwood Buildings, corner of Pudding Chare & Collingwood Street
Newcastle Libraries have a postcard of this location from c1905 LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 2 February, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2483 6396 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.1788N 1:36.8205W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2478 6394
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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