The National Trust magazine August-October 2013 issue features an in-depth article by Roland Bannister, Chair, Miss Porter's House Management Committee.
An extract from the article:
"The House and the Porter family have been part of the evolving commercial, social and cultural landscapes of Newcastle West since James Porter established his shop there in about 1880. It is important that the House be recognised as an element in what the Newcastle Herald has called 'preserving our city's soul. Miss Porter's House is, we believe, a keystone of heritage in the West End."