Trinity House :: Shared Description

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
by Andrew Curtis
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11 images use this description:

NZ2563 : Trinity House almshouses, Trinity Chare by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : Trinity House Yard, south side, off Broad Chare by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : Trinity House Yard, west side, off Broad Chare by Andrew Curtis
NZ2564 : Trinity House Yard, stairway to entrance hall by Andrew Curtis
NZ2564 : Trinity House Yard, north side, off Broad Chare by Andrew Curtis
SZ4975 : St Catherine's Lighthouse by PAUL FARMER
NZ2564 : Artist's model for Collingwood Wave sculpture, Trinity House Yard, Broad Chare by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : Trinity House Yard, plaque on south wall by Andrew Curtis
NZ2564 : Trinity House Yard, east side, off Broad Chare by Andrew Curtis
NZ2564 : Trinity House from Broad Chare by Andrew Curtis
NZ2563 : Trinity House Low Yard from Trinity Chare by Andrew Curtis


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Created: Thu, 19 Aug 2010, Updated: Mon, 24 Nov 2014

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