"The Castle" Tyne and Wear Things to Do Tip by jetwind

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Original starting point for Hadrian's Wall.Built by Henry II in 1168-1178 on the site of the 'New Castle', built in 1080 by Robert Curthose the building from which the city takes its name overlies Roman fortification of Pons Aelius. There is a small museum within the keep and the roof offers spectacular views of NewcastleGateshead.

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  • Written Apr 13, 2007
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