ADAM OF JESMOND'S CAMERA

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1024826

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Statutory Address: ADAM OF JESMOND'S CAMERA, JESMOND VALE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: ADAM OF JESMOND'S CAMERA, JESMOND VALE LANE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: NZ2675665677

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History

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Details

NZ 26 NE 9/349 14.6.54

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

JESMOND VALE LANE (south side off) Heaton Adam of Jesmond's Camera

II

G.V. Tower house. Built before 1267; probably empty by C17; repaired 1897 by W. H. Knowles. Sandstone rubble with plinth and quoins. North and east walls survive to first floor. High pointed arch in north wall has restored alternate-block jambs; large window above survives to end of drip mould. Square corner turret at right. Left (east) return, built into bank, has first floor round-headed opening. Historical note: given to Newcastle by Lord Armstrong as part of Armstrong Park in 1879. Source: F. W. Dendy 'An Account of Jesmond' Archaeologia Aeliana 3rd series vol. I p.43; M. Hope Dodds History of Northumberland vol.XIII 1930, pp.279-81. W.H. Knowles in Archaeoloqia Aeliana 2nd series vol. pp.29-38.

Listing NGR: NZ 26756 65677

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 304670

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dodds, M H, The Victoria History of the County of Northumberland, (1930), 279-81
'Archaeologia Aeliana' in Archaeologia Aeliana - Second Series, (), 29-38
'Archaeologia Aeliana' in Archaeologia Aeliana - Third Series, , Vol. 1, (), 43

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