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Friday 14 June 2024
14/06/2024

A feast of history recognised but starved of cash

Endangered listing of city’s Banqueting Hall is food for thought for future of top heritage location. Tony Henderson reports
  • Building was given to the city along with Jesmond Dene by Lord Armstrong in 1883
  • Listing is success for campaigners trying to force a solution to restoring the roofless structure
  • In the top five most important heritage sites at risk in city but funding pressures and priorities hold back plans

 

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