Tyne and Wear HER(6570): Newcastle, Tuthill Stairs - Details
Newcastle, Tuthill Stairs
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Linked The Close (HER 6569) with the upper part of the medieval town. Bourne refers to them as Tudhill-Stairs.. The proper name was Tout-hill, from the touting or winding of a horn when an enemy was at hand.
H. Bourne, 1736, History of Newcastle, p 127; B. Harbottle and P. Clack, 1976, Newcastle upon Tyne: Archaeology and Development, in D.W. Harding (ed), 1976, Archaeology in the North; Jack and John Leslie, 2001, Bygone West Quayside and the Chares