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Another art gallery, the Hatton Gallery (now part of Newcastle University), opened in 1925.
With the advent of the motor car, Newcastle's road network was improved in the early part of the 20th century, beginning with the opening of the Redheugh road bridge in 1900 and the Tyne Bridge (a suspension bridge) in 1928.
From 1530 a royal act restricted all shipments of coal from Tyneside to Newcastle Quayside, giving a monopoly in the coal trade to a cartel of Newcastle burgesses known as the Hostmen.
The phrase taking coals to Newcastle was first recorded in 1538.
; often shortened to Newcastle) is a city and metropolitan borough of Tyne and Wear, in North East England.
Historically a part of Northumberland, it is situated on the north bank of the River Tyne.
Like most cities, Newcastle has a diverse cross section, from areas of poverty Among its main icons are Newcastle Brown Ale, a leading brand of beer, Newcastle United F. It has hosted the world's most popular half marathon, the Great North Run, since it began in 1981.
The first settlement in what is now Newcastle was Pons Aelius, a Roman fort and bridge across the River Tyne and given the family name of the Roman Emperor Hadrian who founded it in the 2nd century AD.
The extent of Hadrian's Wall was 73 miles (117 km), spanning the width of Britain; the wall incorporated Agricola's Ditch After a series of conflicts with the Danes and the devastation north of the River Tyne inflicted by Odo of Bayeux after the 1080 rebellion against the Normans, Monkchester was all but destroyed.The Scots king William the Lion was imprisoned in Newcastle in 1174, and Edward I brought the Stone of Scone and William Wallace south through the town.