Taking a wander around the origins of Newcastle's 'Orrett's Paddock'

By Mike Scanlon
December 3 2023 - 2:00pm
Newcastle surveyor John McNaughton amid his vast store of work files and maps at his office. Picture: Mike Scanlon. Below: The NBN TV studios being built pre-1962 in Mosbri Crescent. It's now being demolished for a residential development. Picture: NBN TV archives
Newcastle surveyor John McNaughton amid his vast store of work files and maps at his office. Picture: Mike Scanlon. Below: The NBN TV studios being built pre-1962 in Mosbri Crescent. It's now being demolished for a residential development. Picture: NBN TV archives

BENEATH every clump of earth in Newcastle there's often a piece of hidden history.

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