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
© Historic England

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 and Yorkshire

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