Mr Monkey veered left after crossing the Tyne. He stopped on a traffic island in the middle of Bottle Bank to look back across the Tyne at Newcastle, then examined a monument to James Hill that had been fixed against a nearby wall. Hill was a famous fiddler who lived on Bottle Bank.
You can read about James Hill at the Folk Archive Resources North East.
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