Royal Victoria Infirmary Administration Block

Date:
25 Jun 2000
Location:
Royal Victoria Infirmary Administration Block, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE1 4LP
Reference:
IOE01/02337/25
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

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

NZ 2464 NW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE QUEEN VICTORIA ROAD (north side) 15/473 Royal Victoria Infirmary Administration Block G.V. II Hospital offices. Foundation stone 1900 by Prince of Wales; building 1901-1906. By W. L. Newcombe and Percy Adams, after consultation with-Sir A. Waterhouse.

Sandstone ashlar ground floor, central pavilion, and central sections of end pavilions; remainder bright red brick with ashlar dressings. Roof of graduated Lakeland slate. 3 storeys and attics; 17 bays in all, with 3-bay centre and end pavilions. Central porte-cochere. Pilasters to pavilions with central top pediments, segmental over entrance bay. End pavilions have ground-floor central canted bay windows. All windows stone mullioned and transomed with leaded lights. 3 flat- headed dormers to each outer section; central attic in stone surround continuous with linking coped parapet. High roof, hipped over pavilions, with central lantern and high ashlar-corniced brick chimneys. Interior shows groined inner porch with 4 bronze commemorative plaques, recording gifts from Lord and Lady Armstrong and others;. Entrance hall and gallery panelled with inlay, in Baroque style; much flower decoration in stucco frieze and ceiling.

Listing NGR: NZ2451964950

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0486 IOE Records taken by Bob Cottrell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cottrell, Bob

Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob

Keywords

Ashlar, Brick, Sandstone, Slate, Victorian Office, Unassigned, Building, Hospital Block, Health And Welfare, Commemorative Monument, Commemorative, Plaque