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The "Black Gate" was added to Newcastle Castle between 1247 and 1250, forming an additional barbican.
The gatehouse was named after a 17th century tenant, Patrick Black.
Blackgate was leased to the Society of Antiquaries in the 1880s, who extensively restored it between 1883 and 1885. The Society have held regular meetings there ever since.
Address: Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 1RQ
Directions: 0191 232 7938.
Phone: +44 191 230 6300
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