The Keelmen's Hospital, City Road, Newcastle upon Tyne - Newcastle upon Tyne

Almshouses constructed in 1701 for keelmen and keelmen's widows. The building was last used as student accommodation but is now vacant and disused. It was a target for vandalism but the owner has improved security. Options for re-use are being actively explored.

The Keelmen's Hospital, City Road, Newcastle upon Tyne - Newcastle upon Tyne
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: THE KEELMEN's HOSPITAL
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1024902
  • Local Planning Authority: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Site Type: Health and welfare > Hospital

Location

  • Building Name: The Keelmen's Hospital
  • Street Name: City Road
  • Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • County: Tyne and Wear
  • District / Borough: Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Newcastle upon Tyne East
  • Region: North East

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Local authority

Contact Details

Kate Wilson 0191 269 1221

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England