Newcastle Medieval Town Walls

Newcastle medieval town walls

Newcastle-upon-Tyne is an old city.  Very old. With deep history. Of course, it wasn’t always called by its present name.  This area was known as Pons Aelius (named after the emperor Hadrian who’s clan name was Aelius).  He visited Britain in the year 122 and determined that a settlement was needed on this spot.  And so…

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