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From: "Sheila Senior" <>
Subject: Re: [NMB] Gingling Gate - Public House
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2000 07:23:55 -0000
I find this very interesting,my great grandmother was born in "The Jingling
Gate "at Westerhope in 1856 her father was the blacksmith & her grandmother
was the Licencee. The earliest map at Tyne & Wear Archives show it as "The
If you look at Newburn parish records you will find it referred to as the
I don't know how old the inn actually is & may be before the earliest map
which was in the mid to late 1700's but certainly then it was the Gingling
Sadly Vaux do not have any old deeds relating to the property,there may
however be something in the Duke of Northumberland's archives at Alnwick
Castle but sadly cost prevails here.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Ellwood" <>
Sent: Thursday, November 02, 2000 9:44 PM
Subject: [NMB] Gingling Gate - Public House
> Following on from the thread on Gingling Gate and in particular the pub at
> Westerhope (Whorlton) - just been reading that the Gingling (Jingling)
> may have originally been called The Blue Bell.
> Evidently North Eastern Breweries acquired the building in 1906 from the
> then owner, the Duke of Northumberland. A condition of the licence at
> time was that ownership could only change hands if alterations and
> refurbishments were made.
> It appears that the name was changed to Jingling Gate in the mid 1930's.
> The pub came into Vaux Breweries hands in 1958.
> Best Wishes and Gan Canny
> Steve Ellwood
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