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Artist: Signey J.
Description: A view of Fenkle Street, Newcastle upon Tyne taken in 1969. The photograph is looking down Fenkle Street towards Westgate Road. Cross Street is in the centre to the right.
Additional info: Print black and white
Location/Collection: Newcastle Libraries/Newcastle Local Studies
Accession number: NCL 018504
Provider: Newcastle City Library
Copyright: All rights reserved, if you would like a printed copy of this image please contact Newcastle Libraries.
Newcastle, Fenkle Street
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Shown on the 1610 map of John Speed. Known as Fennell Street in 1723. In 1808 it was called Charlotte Street. The word "fenkel" means fennel.
D. Lovie, 1997, The Buildings of Grainger Town; H. Bourne, 1736, The History of Newcastle upon Tyne, pp 22; Jack and John Leslie, 2003, Down our streets - Newcastle's street names explored, p 20