The Royal Station Hotel, central bays

John Dobson (1787-1865)

First 10 bays, 1847-50; extended in 1891

Sandstone ashlar, dark slate roof

Neville Street, Newcastle (adjacent to Newcastle Central Station)

Listed Building

The Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle. Like the "magnificent and unequalled station," this splendid hotel was formally opened by Queen Victoria in August 1850 ("Her Majesty's Visit").

Photograph and text 2011 by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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