Old Photos of Newcastle University



Health Wing Medical School University of Newcastle upon Tyne St. Thomas Street/King's Road

The entrance to King's Road is in the foreground to the right. The rear and side of the Medical School are on King's Road and St. Thomas Street. There are trees in front of the building.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.





Medical School Library University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1984

A view of the interior of the Medical School Library University of Newcastle upon Tyne taken in 1984. There are two rows of desks to the right and shelves of books to the left. People are working at the desks.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.





The Robinson Library University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1995

The photograph has been taken outside the Hancock Museum looking across to the Robinson Library. The bridge over the Central Motorway which links the Library with the rest of Newcastle University is in the foreground to the left. Houses on Jesmond Road West can be seen in the background to the right of the Robinson Library.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.





Armstrong Building University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1995

The photograph shows the entrance into the rear courtyard of the Armstrong Building. The wooden doors are closed and a member of the University Police is standing in front of them.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.





Library University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1968

A side view of the Library University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1968. The photograph shows the semi-circular Reference Room.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.




The Quadrangle University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1982

A view of the Quadrangle University of Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle upon Tyne taken in 1982. The photograph has been taken from the steps leading into the Fine Art Department looking across the Quad towards the Armstrong Building. There is a piece of modern sculpture on the lawn to the right of the steps. The Quad is filled with trees plants and shrubs.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.





Students Union University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1965

A view of front of the Students Union Building University of Newcastle upon Tyne taken in 1965. Two nuns are walking along the pavement on the opposite side of the road in the foreground to the left.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.






A view of Newcastle upon Tyne 1966

The photograph has been taken from the roof of the Physics Building and is looking across the rooftops of Newcastle University buildings towards Jesmond. Newcastle University Student's Union is in the foreground to the left and the Hancock Museum is in the centre to the left.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.






Armstrong Building, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne 1966

A view of the Armstrong Building Queen Victoria Road Newcastle upon Tyne taken in 1966. The photograph shows the main entrance into the Armstrong Building which is hidden by several trees. Cars are parked in front of the building. People can be seen walking along Queen Victoria Road in the foreground.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.





Herschel Building University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1995

A view of the Herschel Building University of Newcastle upon Tyne Newcastle upon Tyne taken in 1995. The photograph has been taken from Percy Street and is looking towards the side and front of the Herschel Building. Percy Street is in the foreground with a University car park beyond. The Herschel Building is in the background.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.






Ward C1, 1st Northern General Hospital in what is now the Hatton Gallery

During the First World War the building that now houses the Hatton Gallery was requisitioned to house the 1st Northern General Hospital. This was normal practice throughout the war years, as army hospitals were needed across the country and on a large scale. The Fine Art building in which you are now standing was then part of Armstrong College, Durham University.

Photo courtesy of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums on Flickr.






King's Walk University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1964

The photograph is looking along King's Walk towards the Arches and the Quadrangle. The Students Union is in the foreground to the left and houses and a church to the right. The Department of Archaeology and the Museum of Antiquities are to the left of the Arches and the Department of Fine Art to the right. The Percy Building can be seen in the background through the right arch. Cars are parked outside the Students Union.University.

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.





The Quadrangle University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1965

The Armstrong Building is on the left-hand side of the Quadrangle with the Percy Building straight ahead. There are trees lawns and flower beds on either side of the steps which run down the centre of the Quadrangle

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.





University of Newcastle upon Tyne 1966

An aerial view of Newcastle University buildings Newcastle upon Tyne taken in 1966. The photograph has been taken from the roof of the Physics Building. The Students Union is in the centre with the Armstrong Building to the left

Photo courtesy of Newcastle Libraries on Flickr.

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