Sallyport Crescent

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As Carter pursues Margeret she leaves The Manors steps and heads into Sallyport Crescent. In reality, this is few hundred yards south of the station, sitting on the A186.

[Sallyport Crescent are] …the earliest surviving council-built houses in Newcastle having been constructed in 1913-16 under the supervision of Mr Halford, Property Surveyor to the Corporation. The crescent consists of 44 flats with rear yards enclosed by low walls.1 The flats, which were as grim as they look in the film, have been recently semi-renovated.

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This was taken in 2006, and shows the rear of the building.

Sallyport Crescent - Rear
Thanks to http://www.purecollector.com/photos/2006/getcarter/

Notes:

Access to these are notoriously difficult – beware this if trying to access the rear.

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Sources:

  1. http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?s=6e2b5d1c359b3e62ab661413d7b7d8b7&p=101908486&postcount=3645