Basic Site Details

Name: Union Workhouse
City or county: Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Country: England
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Poor house  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Westgate Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 423 February 1837 Contracts advertised 
Item 2 of 41838 Contracts advertisedContracts for well at poorhouse advertised
Item 3 of 41839 CompletionContracts advertised ro completion of poorhouse
Item 4 of 414 September 1839 Contracts advertisedFor painters at poorhouse


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 1James MilneArchitectA18371839 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Newcastle Journal23 January 1837   
Item 2 of 5Newcastle Journal13 October 1838   
Item 3 of 5Newcastle Journal29 June 1839   
Item 4 of 5Northern Liberator6 July 1839   
Item 5 of 5Northern Liberator14 September 1839