Paul Appleby Photography | Newcastle to Teesside | Chinese Arch - Stowell Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
Uploaded 6-Sep-14
Taken 7-Feb-14
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Category:Architecture and Structures
Subcategory:Places of Interest
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Keywords:Chinese, Grainger town, Newcastle, arch, china town, friar, st' james park, stow ell street, stowell, tyne
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Dimensions4896 x 3264
Original file size4.1 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken7-Feb-14 13:34
Date modified6-Sep-14 11:00
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Camera makeFUJIFILM
Camera modelX-E2
Focal length18 mm
Focal length (35mm)27 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/400 at f/5.6
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias+1/3 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Aperture priority
ISO speedISO 200
Metering modePattern
Chinese Arch - Stowell Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Chinese Arch - Stowell Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

Grainger Town, on land that was once part of Blackfriars monastery.The main street of the Chinatown is Stowell Street, with 唐人街 ("Chinatown") written on street signs to indicate this. Stowell Street and one of the few still extant stretches of Newcastle town wall mark the northeast boundary of the district. At the north end of Stowell Street on St Andrew's Street is the Chinese arch, facing St James' Park. South and west of Stowell Street, on the streets and passages around Blackfriars and The Gate including Charlotte Square and Low Friar Street, are a number of other businesses including restaurants, food shops and cafés.