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Mr Monkey in Newcastle, 13th December

"I think most of the castle is under the railway bridges"

Mr Monkey looking at the Black Gate Mr Monkey approaching the High Level Bridge

Mr Monkey scurried through the streets, heading towards the river. He paused for a moment to look at the Black Gate, built in 1247 by Henry III as part of a barbican for the castle. Mr Monkey sheltered under a railway arch beside the keep to look at the Newcastle end of the High Level Bridge.

You can read about the Black Gate at the University of Newcastle website.

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