The oldest surviving building in Carrington is the Hydraulic Power Station, also called the Pumphouse. Built in 1877 it was used to power the cranes for loading the coal onto ships, it remained in use up until the 1960s.
Here are my five top fishing spots around Newcastle – check them out and then leave me a comment below. So this weekend, grab a rod and hit the harbour happy fishing.
Newcastle was originally known as Kings Town, a convict camp named in 1801 after Governor King. Then in 1804 it was resettled and renamed Newcastle after England’s coal port.