The Holy Jesus Hospital / The John George Joicey Museum

Date:
10 Jun 2000
Location:
The Holy Jesus Hospital, City Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
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The John George Joicey Museum, City Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Reference:
IOE01/02260/11
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CITY ROAD (north side)

21/157 The John George Joicey 14/6/54 Museum. (formerly listed as The Holy Jesus Hospital)

G.V. II*

Almshouses, now museum. 1681, for the Corporation of Newcastle upon Tyne, to house a master and 39 poor freemen or freemen's widows; heightened later. English garden wall bond brick; renewed pantiled roof. 3 storeys, 15 windows. 1886 rear wing. Arcaded ground floor has 30 rubbed and moulded brick arches. First floor has alternate flat and segmental brick arches to 3-light casements with brick aprons; central feature of keyed semicircular pediment, breaking second floor string, rests on mask bracket and has cartouches in tympanum and below. String breaks forward over flanking pilasters crowned by consoles. Plain second-floor casements.

Moulded floor strings; dog-tooth cornice. Roof with shaped gable ends has corniced brick chimney stacks. 1886 rear wing in similar style, built as soup kitchen.

Interior shows central stair with turned balusters and high grip handrail with lion finial. Source: H. Bourne, History of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle 1736, p. 137.

Listing NGR: NZ2522364175

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1698 IOE Records taken by D S Ridley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© D.S Ridley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Ridley, D.S

Rights Holder: Ridley, D.S

Keywords

Brick, Pantile, Stuart Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Domestic, Residential Building, Soup Kitchen, Museum, Education, Recreational, Art And Education Venue

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