Gateshead Pubs starting with P

This is a record of Gateshead pubs starting with P, that has ever been, as best as is known.

It's open if the name is in red, 
Go get a pint, with a frothy head. 
If its name is in brown, 
It's gone..brown bread...dead
If the name's been changed
It's in a blue hue
And the new name
Is provided to you

Pack Horse 

Greenside Gateshead 
Rob's Visit: 25/9/04
Rob's Score: 5
Originally called the Pack Horse but sometime during the 19th Century it became the Black Horse before, during WW1, it reverted back to its original name

As of 2016

Pack Horse 


Rob visited the wrong pub. This is the Pack Horse at Crookgate, Burnopfield. It is a few yards outside of the Gateshead boundary

Rob's Visit: 11/2/05
Rob's Score: 6     

This is the Pack Horse in Whickham  as of 2016.

Park Lane 

High st   Gateshead 
Rob's Visit: 13/11/03
Rob's Score: 3

2016 Closed

Park House

253 High Street

1865 Abraham Eden
1879 W. Brown
1907-18 W. Wears (exors)
1934 Hy Oubridge

Park View Inn

2016. Previously called Nine Pins

Patent Hammer 

Gateshead  Now demolished
1879 J. B. Nixon
1907-18 Mrs M. White
1934 William Dixon

Pear Tree 

Felling   Gateshead 
Rob's Visit: 7/3/04
Rob's Score: 0
1827 Charles Stewart
1855-82 Robert Bell
1894 Mark Liddle
1903-39 Alex Deuchar

Found here

2016 Now an Indian restaurant

Pelaw Inn 

Pelaw   Gateshead 
Rob's Visit: 24/5/04
Rob's Score: 4
Previously called Pelaw Station Hotel

As of 2016


Springwell Village, Gateshead  (Officially it is Sunderland but bah pooey)
Rob's Visit: 4/4/04
Rob's Score: 5
Closed. Perseverance, huh?

As of 2016

Pioneer Tavern

The Haughs, Blaydon

1856 Simon Hood
1902-18 William Joseph Collins
1929-31 John Vincent
!939 Charles A. Young


Was briefly called Gorilla in 1874 see entry under G

266 High Street

1879 J. Lamb
1907-18 Foord & Curley
1934 William Hornsby Heppell
1937-39 Robert Walton Curley- pub now called Curleys


Blyth Str. Chopwell, Gateshead. 
Rob's Visit: 13/05/05
Rob's Score: 3

As of 2016

Plough Inn 

Kibblesworth Gateshead
Rob's Visit: 6/8/03
Rob's Score: 7
1934 Charles Marshall

As of 2016



Deckham   Gateshead 
Rob's Visit: 16/7/03
Rob's Score: 5

Updated pic 2016

1844 Mary Miles
1846 Joseph Fenwick
1879  Mrs C. Kinnis
1907 J. Davison
1915-39 William Bennett Bagnall / P. Bagnall


8 (at another time 14) East Street

1844 Paul Richardson
1853 T. Henderson
1865 Robert Spoors
1879 J. Anderson
1907-15 Robinson & Anderson
1918 J. Ferguson

In 1930 the premises were occupied by Gateshead & District Disabled and Ex-Servicemen's Association Club (later known as the Bombers Club). The photo shows founder members. If you look at the window you can see the words Plough Inn

Poachers Pocket 


Swalwell Gateshead
Rob's Visit: 3/10/04
Rob's Score: 6

Updated pics 2016
Formerly called The Crowley

The Crowley
John Rowell and Son Ltd, Gateshead Brewers.

Charles W. Soulsby
George G. Graham
William Gillender
George G Graham
Ernest J. Douglas
Robert Burn
Date of Licence
5 February 1914
6 January 1916
2 October 1921
2 February 1928
9 October 1930
28 May 1931

Portland Arms (previously called Shakespeare)


Felling Gateshead 

Rob's Visit: 9/2/04
Rob's Score: 0

As of 2016

Potters Wheel  

Sunniside Gateshead.
Excellent Sunday lunches.  
Rob's Visit: 3/6/04
Rob's Score: 8

As of 2016

Prince Alfred

17 Prince Consort Road

1879 M. Sisterson
1901 W. Dewick
1903-06 Mrs M. J. Dewick
1911-39 R. Deuchar Ltd

Prince Consort

25 Prince Consort Road

1879 W.Telford
1901 Mrs E. F. Wilkin
1903 J. Todd
1905-11 G. P. Taylor
1915-18 J. Forrest
1925 John Smiles
1934 Joseph White
1939 C. Burton

Prince of Wales

Romulus Street

1865 Thomas Bird
1879 Mrs D. Hopper
1901-25 J. Chipchase & Co
1939 J. Aitchison & Co Ltd

Princess Alice Inn

Wrekenton High Street

In 1827 when the new Durham to Newcastle road bypassed the village in favour of Low Fell, the Wrekenton pubs suffered. However, locals from the quarries and collieries seemed to have sustained the numbers as the only disappearance has been the Princess Alice which was demolished when a lot of old Wrekenton was pulled down during 1938 to 40

1905 J. O'Hanlon
1906-08 Patrick O'Grady
1911-21 John Phillips
1925-29 John Telford Hutton

Princess of Wales

Ellison Street West

1879 H. Brown
1901-11 Andrew Brown
1918-21 W. C. Brown
1925 J. Morrison
1939 J. Deuchar Ltd