The Keelmen's Hospital
- 10 Jun 2000
- The Keelmen's Hospital, City Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NZ 26 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CITY ROAD (north side)
12/160 The Keelmen's Hospital 14/6/54
Almshouses, now students' residences. 1701 for poor keelmen and keelmen's widows; paid for by the keelmen. English garden wall bond brick; roof of renewed pantiles with lead dome on tower. Square plan round a courtyard. 2 storeys, 9 irregular bays with central tower. Central half-glazed door, with side-and overlights, in plain surround under pediment; flanking pilasters. Pilasters also to 2 upper stages of tower over entrance, with commemorative panel and sundial; rounded top storey has single clock face under dome with boat wind vane. Casement windows have segmental brick arches. Commemorative panel at top right. Dormer, central at each side of roof, has shaped gable with header coping continuing as scrolled pattern, and central lozenge of headers. First floor string. 4 brick chimneys. Source: H. Bourne, History of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle 1736, p.153.
Listing NGR: NZ2554564178
© D.S Ridley. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Ridley, D.S
Rights Holder: Ridley, D.S
Brick, Lead, Pantile, Stuart Courtyard, Georgian Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Domestic, Residential Building, Weather Vane, Unassigned, Sundial, Garden Ornament, Hall Of Residence