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Northumbria University Art Trail
Northumbria University Art Trail
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Exploring the old and modern art around the Northumbria University Campus.

Codex Amiatinus Sculpture
Codex Amiatinus Sculpture
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

The Sunderland Codex sculpture outside the University of Sunderland vividly depicts the Codex Amiatinus, the world's oldest single-volume Latin Bible.

Mowbray Park
Mowbray Park
Statue Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A Victorian park with many fine features, sculptures, and modern-day art installations including reference to Lewis Carroll.

Gan Canny
Gan Canny
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A life size reminder of The Vaux Brewery wagons and Dray horses by Ray Lonsdale.

Lawe Top
Lawe Top
Landscape South Shields Tyne And Wear

A pleasant green with many fine views of magnificent landmarks of North and South Shields.

Blue Carpet Stairs
Blue Carpet Stairs
Stairs Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A curvaceous staircase in wood, metal and concrete by Thomas Heatherwick.

Holy Jesus Hospital
Holy Jesus Hospital
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A hospital built on the site of a 13th century Augustinian Friary to house the "poor freemen" of Newcastle.

George Stephenson Monument
George Stephenson Monument
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Statue dedicated to George Stephenson at the junction of Westgate Road and Neville Street.

Friar's Goose Pumping Station
Friar's Goose Pumping Station
Building Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Remains of a pumping station built by Robert Stephenson in 1844.

Grant's Clock
Grant's Clock
Landmark Whitley Bay Tyne And Wear

An ornate clock standing on Whitley Bay promenade, unveiled by Councillor James Hamilton Grant in 1933.

Battery Stairs
Battery Stairs
Stairs Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A staircase leading up to where the battery would have been in Newcastle.

Roker Park
Roker Park
Landscape Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A Victorian Public Park dating from 1880.

Ever Changing
Ever Changing
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

An abstract sculpture by Eilis O'Connell of a conical, polished stainless-steel sculpture.

Killingworth Hippos
Killingworth Hippos
Art Killingworth Tyne And Wear

A family of four concrete hippos on a housing estate in Killingworth.

Benwell Vallum Crossing
Benwell Vallum Crossing
Building Benwell Tyne And Wear

The ruins of a crossing used to allow Roman soldiers and goods across the Vallum.

Parsons’ Polygon
Parsons’ Polygon
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Relief sculpture around a metro ventilation shaft.

Swirle Pavilion
Swirle Pavilion
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

An attractive folly of several styles making a pleasant sitting arrangement along the River Tyne.

Newcastle Through the Ages
Newcastle Through the Ages
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A mural depicting history and noteworthy people and places of Newcastle Upon Tyne.

War and Peace Memorial In Old Eldon Square
War and Peace Memorial In Old Eldon Square
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Saint George slaying the dragon atop a granite and portland stone pillar in the middle of old Eldon Square

Elemore Park
Elemore Park
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

Former golf course with far reaching scenic views, a café with a model of an early steam engine by Stephenson.

Blue Carpet
Blue Carpet
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A blue carpet made out of crushed glass outside of the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle. Part of an urban art project and created by Thomas Heatherwick.

Sunderland  Museum And Winter Gardens
Sunderland Museum And Winter Gardens
Museum Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Something for all ages, from dinosaurs to mining, shipbuilding, glass, art, natural history, and an arboretum!

Lemington Glass Works Cone
Lemington Glass Works Cone
Building Newburn Tyne And Wear

The last remaining cone from the Lemington Glass Works Cone.

Elba Park
Elba Park
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

52 acre park near Houghton-le-Spring with a sculpture trail and plenty of wildlife.

Discovery Museum
Discovery Museum
Museum Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A museum of science and industry housed in the former Co-operative Wholesaler Society Headquarters Building on Blandford Square.

Whitburn Windmill
Whitburn Windmill
Windmill Whitburn Tyne And Wear

A Grade II listed Tower Mill dating to around 1790.

Spiral Nebula
Spiral Nebula
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A striking piece of post-war public art by renowned sculptor Geoffrey Clarke.

Hetton Lyons Country Park
Hetton Lyons Country Park
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

A country park with an important history, a massive lake, wildlife and fauna, fine views, loads of recreational and sport things. Bonus it has a cafe!

River Wear Lime Kilns
River Wear Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Sunderland Tyne And Wear

19th century lime kilns, located on the River Wear.

River Tyne Old Buoys
River Tyne Old Buoys
Art North Shields Tyne And Wear

Redundant marine buoys that are artfully decorated and now sit on the banks of the River Tyne.

William Shakespeare Mural
William Shakespeare Mural
Art Heaton Tyne And Wear

A brickwork mural of William Shakespeare on the gable end of a house in Heaton.

South Shields Watch House
South Shields Watch House
Building South Shields Tyne And Wear

One of Blighty’s oldest wooden ship-lapped buildings. Fresh from a new coat of paint.

South Shields Town Hall
South Shields Town Hall
Building South Shields Tyne And Wear

Edwardian Baroque styled town hall which embodies civic pride.

Shipley Art Gallery
Shipley Art Gallery
Museum Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Purpose built gallery housing the collection of Joseph Shipley.

Red House
Red House
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A sandstone ruined house that is part of a collection of sculptures on the Riverside Sculpture Trail.

Ryhope Engines Museum
Ryhope Engines Museum
Museum Sunderland Tyne And Wear

An original working Victorian Water Pumping Station operated by steam.

Master Mariners Homes
Master Mariners Homes
Building North Shields Tyne And Wear

A Grade II listed building in North Shields built in 1893-94 to provide accommodation for retired and needy seafarers and their wives.

Monkwearmouth Bridges
Monkwearmouth Bridges
Bridge Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A single-span, through arch road bridge, built in 1928-29 by Sir William Arrol and Company Ltd., and designed by Mott, Hay and Anderson, and a bowstring arch railway bridge built in 1879.

Meik's Lighthouse
Meik's Lighthouse
Lighthouse Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A cast iron lighthouse set in Roker Cliff Park.

Low Friarside Chapel
Low Friarside Chapel
Religious Place Rowlands Gill Tyne And Wear

Ruins of a 14th century chapel in the grounds of Low Friarside Farm.

Benwell Temple Of Antenociticus
Benwell Temple Of Antenociticus
Building Benwell Tyne And Wear

A ruined Roman template dedicated to the local deity Antenociticus.

Mill Dam and Customs House
Mill Dam and Customs House
Building South Shields Tyne And Wear

An urban conservation area, with grand buildings, cobbled lanes, River Tyne views, and a few pubs.

Ouseburn Farm
Ouseburn Farm
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A charity and working community farm in the urban heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Da Said “Men Don’t Cry” Statue
Da Said “Men Don’t Cry” Statue
Statue Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

A poignant tribute to the mining community in the distinctive style of Ray Lonsdale.

Ryton Pinfolds
Ryton Pinfolds
Building Ryton Tyne And Wear

Pens to hold stray animals, dating back to medieval times.

Men Of Steel
Men Of Steel
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Four sculptures outside the Stadium Of Light that commemorate the city's industrial past.

Grainger Market
Grainger Market
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A covered market in Newcastle City centre, designed by John Dobson and opened in 1835. Once the largest covered market in the country.

Cullercoats Watch House
Cullercoats Watch House
Building Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A grade two listed iconic building in Cullercoats constructed as a lookout for fishermen.

Denton Hall Turret
Denton Hall Turret
Building Denton Burn Tyne And Wear

Turret 7B on Hadrian's Wall, found along with a 63m long section of the wall in a small area of public space in a housing estate by the A186

North Gosforth Chapel
North Gosforth Chapel
Religious Place Gosforth Tyne And Wear

Ruins of a 13th century chapel in the middle of a housing estate.

Cretehawser Wreck
Cretehawser Wreck
Military Sunderland Tyne And Wear

The wreck of concrete tug 'Cretehawser' which sits on the banks of the River Wear.

Great North Museum - Hancock
Great North Museum - Hancock
Museum Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A museum of natural history and ancient civilisations in the heart of Newcastle city centre.

Cowen Drinking Fountains
Cowen Drinking Fountains
Fountain Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Two drinking fountains given to the people of Blaydon by Joseph Cowen in the 1860s.

Shadows In Another Light
Shadows In Another Light
Art Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Artwork of a steel tree that stands at the location of an actual riverside crane.

Finn's Labyrinth
Finn's Labyrinth
Art Whitburn Tyne And Wear

A circular labyrinth made out of a selection of stones in memory of a dog.

Newcastle United Statues
Newcastle United Statues
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Three statues of Newcastle United legends outside St. James Park - Jackie Milburn, Sir Bobby Robson and Alan Shearer.

Ballast Hills Burial Ground
Ballast Hills Burial Ground
Religious Place Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A none conformist burial ground that is now a recreation area.

Clara Vale Nature Reserve
Clara Vale Nature Reserve
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Small local nature reserve with two hides for birdwatching.

White Walls Project
White Walls Project
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A series of art installations created to celebrate the regeneration of the Hoults Yard estate between 2011 and 2020.

Stargate Ponds
Stargate Ponds
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Small and pretty local nature reserve with lots of wildlife to see.

Richard Grainger Memorial Fountain
Richard Grainger Memorial Fountain
Fountain Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A memorial fountain dedicated to Richard Grainger, the builder famous for his partnership with architect John Dobson.

Fulwell Lime Kilns
Fulwell Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln Sunderland Tyne And Wear

Old lime kilns at Fulwell, now a fancy backdrop for a car showroom.

Thornley Woods Sculpture Trail
Thornley Woods Sculpture Trail
Landscape Rowlands Gill Tyne And Wear

A short but sweet 0.8km sculpture trail in Thornley Woods.

Coastal Watch Mirror
Coastal Watch Mirror
Military Sunderland Tyne And Wear

WW1 acoustic mirror, which detected German Zeppelins as they approached the coast.

Lang Jack Statue
Lang Jack Statue
Statue Whickham Tyne And Wear

Statue to Jack English or Lang Jack, a famed resident of Whickham who stood 6 feet 4 inches and was renowned for his strength... and bad temper!

Harry Clasper's Grave
Harry Clasper's Grave
Statue Whickham Tyne And Wear

The grave and monument of Harry Clasper, renowned boat builder and professional oarsman. The Alan Shearer of his day.

National Glass Center, Sunderland
National Glass Center, Sunderland
Museum Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A modernist building, especially built for the study, teaching, demonstrating and display of all things glass.

Chase Park
Chase Park
Landscape Whickham Tyne And Wear

Small park in the heart of Whickham, home to Whickham Windmill.

Wallsend Parks
Wallsend Parks
Landscape Wallsend Tyne And Wear

A series of linked public parks in Wallsend comprising Richardson Dees Park, the Hall Grounds and Arboretum.

Brunton Bridge Farm Trig Point
Brunton Bridge Farm Trig Point
Trig Point Kingston Park Tyne And Wear

The trig point called Brunton Bridge Farm Trig Point on Brunton Lane (62m).

Chimney Mill
Chimney Mill
Windmill Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The first five sailed smock style windmill in Britain and the only remaining one in the North East.

High Moorsley Weather Radar Station
High Moorsley Weather Radar Station
Landmark Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

A distinguished weather radar station that can be seen for miles.

Roker Lighthouse And Pier
Roker Lighthouse And Pier
Lighthouse Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A stunning example of a lighthouse in Sunderland with a parabolic pier.

Fiddlers Green Statue
Fiddlers Green Statue
Art North Shields Tyne And Wear

A metal statue by Ray Lonsdale built as a memorial for fishermen lost at sea from North Shields.

Generation
Generation
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Statues of three heads representing different eras of human and industrial production.

Fulwell Windmill
Fulwell Windmill
Windmill Sunderland Tyne And Wear

A 19th Century Windmill in Fulwell, built for Joseph Swan in 1806.

Invader Street Art
Invader Street Art
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Tiled street art depicting space invaders placed around Newcastle City Centre

Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Landscape Houghton-le-Spring Tyne And Wear

Nature Reserve near Houghton-le-Spring run by Durham Wildlife Trust.

Washington F Pit
Washington F Pit
Building Washington Tyne And Wear

Small museum showcasing the history of coal mining in the region.

Tynemouth North Pier
Tynemouth North Pier
Lighthouse Tynemouth Tyne And Wear

A 900m long pier protecting ships when entering the River Tyne at Tynemouth.

Whitburn Arch
Whitburn Arch
Standing Stone Whitburn Tyne And Wear

A small rock arch off the coast in South Shields near Souter Lighthouse.

Armstrong Memorial
Armstrong Memorial
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A life sized bronze sculpture in memory of Lord Armstrong on Barras Bridge outside the Hancock Museum.

Marsden Lime Kilns
Marsden Lime Kilns
Lime Kiln South Shields Tyne And Wear

Lime kilns on the coast near South Shields, built in the 1870s.

Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum
Segedunum Roman Fort and Museum
Landscape Wallsend Tyne And Wear

Excavated Roman fort, with a museum and 35m viewing tower.

Swing Bridge
Swing Bridge
Bridge Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Rotating bridge designed by William Armstrong, which opened in 1876.

King Street Stairs
King Street Stairs
Stairs Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A new artwork on the King Street Stairs leading from the Quayside to All Saints Church.

The Mining Institute
The Mining Institute
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers or as it is more commonly known, “The Mining Institute” is one of the finest buildings in Newcastle. It is a Victorian building built at the time when high-Gothic architecture was coming into fashion.

Central Arcade
Central Arcade
Building Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

An ornate, Edwardian Shopping Arcade, in the centre of Newcastle built in 1906. The arcade is set within Richard Grainger's Central Exchange Building.

The Laing Art Gallery
The Laing Art Gallery
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A free art gallery in the centre of Newcastle housing works by Henry Moore, Thomas Bewick, Norman Cornish, Richard Hamilton and Charles Napier Hemy among others.

The Response
The Response
Statue Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A war memorial to the Northumberland Fusiliers sited on the grounds of St Thomas the Martyr Church at Barras Bridge, depicting the spirit and patriotic confidence that swept the nation at the outset of war in 1914.

Hylton Castle
Hylton Castle
Castle Sunderland Tyne And Wear

14th century gatehouse tower built by Sir William Hylton.

Side Gallery
Side Gallery
Art Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

Small photographic gallery on Newcastle's Quayside.

Walker Park
Walker Park
Landscape Walker Tyne And Wear

A Victorian public park in Walker, Newcastle with links to Robert Burns and its own population of Ring Necked Parakeets.

Watergate Forest Park
Watergate Forest Park
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

24 hectare park with lake, woodland and waymarked paths in the heart of Gateshead.

Clifford's Fort
Clifford's Fort
Military North Shields Tyne And Wear

A defensive gun battery established near the mouth of the Tyne during the Anglo Dutch Wars in the 17th Century and used during various later conflicts.

Birkheads Secret Garden
Birkheads Secret Garden
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

A series of 12 gardens set in 3 acres of land in rural Gateshead.

Chopwell Wood
Chopwell Wood
Landscape Gateshead Tyne And Wear

Beautiful 360 hectare woodland, great for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

Cullercoats Caves
Cullercoats Caves
Cave Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

Caves at Cullercoats Bay known locally as Fairies Caves.

Adamson Memorial Drinking Fountain
Adamson Memorial Drinking Fountain
Fountain Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A 19th century fountain dedicated to Bryan Adamson, a lieutenant of the HMS Wasp that was lost at sea.

Cullercoats Lifeboat Station
Cullercoats Lifeboat Station
Building Cullercoats Tyne And Wear

A 19th Century, Grade II listed, Lifeboat Station situated on the beautiful horseshoe bay at Cullercoats.

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