2016

NZ2464 : South end of Clayton Street, Newcastle

taken 8 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

South end of Clayton Street, Newcastle
South end of Clayton Street, Newcastle
This view is looking down the street to the junction with Westgate Road. There are two famous buildings here, at least to older people locally. The shops on the right were once the home of Jackson The Tailor. This firm had a string of tailors shops right across the north east, in the days when all men wore tailored suits. Jackson's catered for the ordinary man, with reasonable prices. This shop contained their head offices, and the founder himself lived on the top floor. All gone now of course. The other notable building is the left hand one of the two turreted buildings. This was the Northern Goldsmiths, again very famous locally back in the 2oth century.

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Geographical Context: Business, Retail, Services City, Town centre Former: Tailors Primary Subject: City Centre other tags: City-Centre Street Shop Front Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Street [1109] · Newcastle [1022] · Buildings [688] · Westgate Road [256] ·
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NZ2464, 2467 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Robert Graham   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 June, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2464 6425 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.3357N 1:36.9971W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2467 6425
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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