Cowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Cowgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

Coordinates: 54°59′24″N 1°39′25″W / 54.990°N 1.657°W / 54.990; -1.657

Cowgate is located in Tyne and Wear

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Cowgate is a locality in the north-west of Newcastle upon Tyne, England. It lies mainly between the Kenton ward, and the Blakelaw ward. The name is believed to come from the gate the local farmers would use from the Nuns Moor area to herd their livestock to the Newcastle cattle market.

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