Hadrian’s Wall Byker

Hadrian’s Wall with Byker Wall in the background.

Until recently not many people knew that Hadrian’s Wall ran down the Shields Road in Byker. During the Construction of the new Byker Swimming Pool in 2001, whilst digging the foundations, a section of Hadrians Wall was uncovered. If you look carefully, small circles are visible, representing an early form of barbed wire used to reinforce the wall

Hadrian Square Mosaic, Byker

Remnants of Hadrian’s Wall

Extraordinary Churches in Newcastle

Sailors Bethel Quayside
Sailors Bethel Quayside

There are a lot of beautiful churches in Newcastle, but only seven churches are Grade 1 Listed. Listed here are the Grade 1 Listed Churches all of which are remarkable for one reason or another, all are within easy walking distance of the centre, perhaps with the exception of one in Jesmond.

How to Find Six Grade 1 Listed Churches in Newcastle - Snapguide

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