2010

NZ2564 : Trinity House from Broad Chare

taken 14 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

Trinity House from Broad Chare
Trinity House from Broad Chare
Photograph shows the plain frontage of the building on Broad Chare. A photo from the courtyard is here NZ2563 : Trinity House Courtyard, Newcastle upon Tyne
Trinity House

Trinity House is a charitable maritime organisation housed in a complex of Listed Buildings dating from the C14th.
There is a good description here NZ2563 : Trinity House Courtyard, Newcastle upon Tyne

Trinity House became responsible for lighthouses in 1536 and piloting in a large region along the North Sea coast. In return they were permitted to levy tolls on ships entering the River Tyne.

The eastings grid line passes (unseen) straight through the centre of the Yard.

A full history of the organisation is given on the Trinity House web site LinkExternal link

There is a description and photos of the ornate interior of some of these buildings along with their collection of marine artefacts on the BBC - Tyne web site LinkExternal link LinkExternal link

Tyne and Wear HER(4876; 8728; 8876; 8877; 9013; 9014; 9165) LinkExternal link


Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Andrew Curtis and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Category: Historic building
This photo is linked from: Other Photos: · Dog Bank (right) from Broad Chare · Trinity House Yard, east side, off Broad Chare ·
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NZ2564, 998 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 24 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 29 January, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2537 6401 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.2042N 1:36.3142W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2538 6402
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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